‘Man United Made BIG MISTAKE Giving Solskjaer Job’- Sir Alex Ferguson

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‘Man United Made BIG MISTAKE Giving Solskjaer Job’- Sir Alex Ferguson



Legendary Manchester United boss , Sir Alex Ferguson , believes the club should have appointed Tottenham manager , Mauricio Pochettino , ahead of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer , the Daily Mail reports.

After Jose Mourinho was dismissed in December , United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward decided to give Solskjaer a contract until the end of the campaign.


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But the Norwegian hit the ground running at Old Trafford by winning his first eight games , while he also guided United to a remarkable comeback victory against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

However , since that 3-1 victory in Paris on March 6 , United won just two matches and lost eight of their remaining 12 games in all competitions.

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Solskjaer was given a three-year contract at the end of March and is now tasked with a major rebuild of his United squad , who will play in the Europa League next season.

Ferguson feels that United should have made an attempt to lure Pochettino away from Tottenham , before Solskjaer was given a permanent contract.


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The Scot is understood to be a huge admirer of the 47-year-old , who has guided Spurs to the Champions League final this season.

Ferguson is also , “disappointed” that he has been marginalised by Woodward and is forced to keep up to date with the team’s plans via Solskjaer’s assistant Mike Phelan , who worked alongside the Scot during his time.

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