For the time being, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not be fired.
This comes after Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was reportedly advised by Sir Alex Ferguson to give his former player a chance to turn things around against Tottenham.
Despite intense speculation about the manager’s future, the Red Devils are expected to back Solskjaer for at least one more game, giving him a chance to show he can turn things around after the 5-0 loss to Liverpool.
United chiefs Richard Arnold and Ed Woodward held urgent talks with the Glazer family on Monday to discuss the situation but it is claimed they have decided to hold off on pulling the trigger for now, according to The Athletic. And their decision to have some patience suggests they may finally have taken the advice of legendary former boss Sir Alex Ferguson regarding the managerial role.
According to Fabrizio Romano, United icon Ferguson played an integral role behind the scenes in convincing the club’s hierarchy to hang fire on the potential sacking of Solskjaer.
He tweeted: “Manchester United internal talks. Main part of board [Sir Alex Ferguson too] wants to give Solskjaer another chance to be in charge for Tottenham game.
Red circle #MUFC “Pressure still high around Ole. No official talks with Antonio Conte – but he’d accept the job in the next days too.
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