Manchester United have announced current caretaker manager and former striker, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, as the club’s full-time manager on a three-year contract.
Solskjær joined his former side on 19 December 2018 and won his first eight games in charge on the way to an overall record of 14 victories and two draws in 19 games, which saw him amasse more Premier League points than any other club during that time.
He also led the club to back-to-back FA Cup wins over Arsenal and Chelsea, and a last eight spot in the UEFA Champions League win over the mega-rich Paris St Germain outfit.
The former Norwegian forward could not his excitement after been named as the new manager.
“From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at this special club,” said Solskjær.
“It was an honour to be a Manchester United player, and then to start my coaching career here. The last few months have been a fantastic experience and I want to thank all of the coaches, players and staff for the work we’ve done so far. This is the job that I always dreamed of doing and I’m beyond excited to have the chance to lead the club long-term and hopefully deliver the continued success that our amazing fans deserve, ” he said.
Solskjær scored 126 goals in 366 appearances for United between 1996 and 2007 and also managed the club’s reserve team until the end of 2010.