Ousted Manchester United Boss Still in The UK Days After He Was Sacked at Old Trafford

Ousted Manchester United Boss Still in The UK Days After He Was Sacked at Old Trafford

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was shown the door at Man United after leading the club to a string of poor results
  • His sacking came just hours after United's 4-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road in November
  • It was initially thought the tactician would move back to his home country of Norway with his family
  • However, it appears the Norwegian tactician has no such plans after he was recently spotted in Cheshire in the UK

Former manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly decided against moving back to Norway after he was sacked as the Man United boss, SunSport reports.

Solskjaer was shown the door at Old Trafford in November after a string of poor results that saw United drop out of the top four.

The Norwegian had been staying in the UK since his sacking and has no plans of leaving the country according to several reports.

Ex-Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Photo: Getty Images.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was shown the door at Man United after leading the club to a string of poor results. Photo: John Walton
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It is understood Ole opted to stay back because of his daughter who currently is part of Man United's academy.

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Solskjaer's family returns to Norway

His wife, Silje, and sons Noah and Elijah are said to have already jetted back home in Norway, with the family moving back during the lockdown.

Solskjaer, who is staying in the northwest was recently spotted treating himself to some Japanese grub from a nearby Cheshire spot.

At the time, he bumped into some of the staunch Man United supporters who are said to have thanked him for his efforts during his three-year spell at Old Trafford. The tactician was heard saying as he collected his food

"I tried my best. Thanks, lads."

The Norwegian has since been succeeded by Ralf Rangnick who was recently appointed on an interim basis.

Rangnick was in charge at the weekend when United stunned Crystal Palace 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Ole reveals future plans

Earlier, Legit.ng reported Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he will be looking to move back to Norway after his dismissal at Man United.

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The sacked United tactician divulged he wants to make up for lost time with his family after a challenging period at the helm of affairs at Old Trafford.

He, however, was quick to reveal he has an itching desire to return to football management at some stage.

And when asked what his immediate plans are after the sack, Solskjaer noted he will now be looking to spend time with his family to make up for the time lost.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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