The Red Devils had lost four of their last five Premier League games and are seventh, 12 points behind leaders Chelsea.
- Premier The defeat triggered by the dismissal of Solskjaer
- Classification 12 points behind Chelsea
Manchester United, Villarreal’s rival this Tuesday in the fifth day of the group stage of the Champions League, confirmed this Sunday the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the team’s coach, after the defeat against Watford 4-1.
The Norwegian leaves after almost three years as a coach for the ‘Red Devils’ and without having won any title in his time as a coach. Solskjaer arrived in December 2018 as an interim, following the dismissal of Jos Mourinho, and he remained as permanent coach in March 2019.
This summer he signed his renewal until July 2024. The English team will have to compensate Solskjaer with just over 7 million pounds for his dismissal.
“It always feels good to be a Manchester United legend and that is why we are very sorry to have made this decision. Although the last few weeks have been disappointing, they do not detract from the great work he has done over the last three years to rebuild the club. club, “United said in a statement. “Ole leaves with our sincerest gratitude. His place in club history is secure. He will always be welcome at Old Trafford,” he added.
United also confirmed that Michael Carrick will take charge of the team in the next games while they look for a replacement for Solskjaer.
Reference from elmundo