Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has taken over from Jose Mourinho until the end of the season, Manchester United announced on Wednesday.
The English club issued an official statement on its website, confirming Solskjaer’s appointment as temporary successor to Mourinho.
We can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as caretaker manager until the end of the 2018/19 season.
He will be joined by Mike Phelan as first-team coach, together with Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna. #MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) 19 décembre 2018
The club confirmed that Solskjaer would begin his mission immediately and would remain with the team until the Red Devils reached an agreement with a coach to take on the job with a permanent contract.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer played for Manchester United between 1996 and 2007, scoring 126 goals in 366 games.
Solskjaer began his coaching career at Manchester United after taking over as a Red Devils coach before becoming coach of the Norwegian club.