Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Former Manchester United Head Coach Could Make Shock Return to Premier League

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Former Manchester United Head Coach Could Make Shock Return to Premier League

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has emerged as a potential target for Brighton and Hove Albion, who are actively searching for a new manager
  • Graham Potter left the Seagulls to join Chelsea following Thomas Tuchel's sacking
  • Solskjaer has been out of management since being sacked by Manchester United last season

Former Manchester United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly on the radar of Brighton and Hove Albion.

Brighton are said to be looking for a new manager following Graham Potter's exit to Chelsea. Adam Lallana is currently operating as a player-manager and the club will be hoping to use the international break to get a permanent replacement.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United, Brighton and Hove Albion, Graham Potter
Former Manchester United Head Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Photo by Mark Leech
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Daily Star reports that Solskjaer has emerged as one of the options to succeed Potter. Solskjaer was sacked last season after a string of poor performances at Manchester United.

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The Norwegian is believed to have turned down opportunities from Burnley and Everton last season to spend more time with his family. It is not yet known if he is now ready to get back to management.

Top sports journalist Fabrizio Romano had also indicated that Brighton were also considering former Sassooulo head coach Roberto De Zerbi.

Brighton did not have a game this weekend as their clash against Crystal Palace was postponed. They resume after the international break with an away trip to Anfield.

Solskjaer has previously turned down the chance to manage Iran

Sports Brief had earlier reported that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly turned down the chance to manage at the World Cup in Qatar.

The Norwegian has been out of work since he was sacked by Manchester United in November 2021, following a string of poor results that were summed up by a 4-1 defeat to Watford.

Upon his exit, Solskjaer negotiated a £7.5 million payout, having just penned a new deal weeks earlier.

Source: Sports Brief News