Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs new contract

Ole became United's fourth permanent manager since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013

Manchester United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær has extended his contract with the English club, according to the official website of the Mancunians. 

The new agreement of the Norwegian specialist with the club has a term until 2024 with the possibility of extending it for another season.

Solskjaer said he was “delighted” at signing the new contract: 

“Everyone knows the feeling I have for this club, and I am delighted to have signed this new contract. It is an exciting time for Manchester United, we have built a squad with a good balance of youth and experienced players that are hungry for success. I have a fantastic coaching team around me, and we are all ready to take that next step on our journey. Manchester United wants to be winning the biggest and best trophies and that’s what we are all striving for. We have improved, both on and off the pitch, and that will continue over the coming seasons. I can’t wait to get out in front of a packed Old Trafford and get this campaign started.”

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  • Solskjær took charge of Manchester United in 2018. During that season, the Red Devils fired Jose Mourinho. At that time, the club legend, who had played for the club from 1996 to 2007, was seen as only a temporary replacement.
  • Last season, the English club under the Norwegian reached the Europa League final and took second place in the English Premier League.