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Solskjaer justifies being right man for Man Utd job

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident that he has done enough to convince the Manchester United hierarchy of his abilities for taking the club forward.

Manchester United turned to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after relieving Jose Mourinho of his duties in 2018.

A club legend, who had guided the team to a treble-winning season in 1999, Solskjaer was welcomed with open arms by the fans. But not everyone let nostalgia take over and, with him still being inexperienced, question his credibility for the United job.

Fast forward to today, the Norwegian has managed to silence his critics. A change in the team atmosphere triggered by squad clean up and fresh recruitments saw Man United go on an impressive 11-match unbeaten streak prior to the coronavirus hiatus.

With also being in contention to secure a Champions finish, the Red Devils look set to reach their desired targets under him.

And the 47-year old is convinced that he is the right man to continue guiding the club to a better tomorrow.

“I’m a Red through and through. United matters to me,” Solskjaer told a club fanzine United We Stand [via Goal].

“I’m honest, I’m loyal. I’m a club man. I plan for the long term and I want the best for the club long-term.

“I’d like to think they thought I had the personality to manage Manchester United.”