Manchester United and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer person officially parted ways aft a tumultuous commencement to the English Premier League season.
Despite lofty pre-season expectations pursuing the instrumentality of Cristiano Ronaldo, Solskjaer's United broadside floundered aft a blistery commencement to the season, losing 5 of his past 7 Premier League fixtures astatine the helm.
The 48-year-old's departure was made authoritative connected Sunday evening AEDT, little than 24 hours aft a calamitous 4-1 decision astatine Watford.
"Manchester United announces that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has near his relation arsenic manager," a nine connection read.
"Ole volition ever beryllium a fable astatine Manchester United and it is with regret that we person reached this hard decision. While the past fewer weeks person been disappointing, they should not obscure each the enactment helium has done implicit the past 3 years to rebuild the foundations for semipermanent success.
"Ole leaves with our sincerest acknowledgment for his tireless efforts arsenic Manager and our precise champion wishes for the future. His spot successful the club's past volition ever beryllium secure, not conscionable for his communicative arsenic a player, but arsenic a large antheral and a Manager who gave america galore large moments. He volition everlastingly beryllium invited backmost astatine Old Trafford arsenic portion of the Manchester United family."
Former Manchester United midfielder-turned-assistant Michael Carrick volition present instrumentality complaint of the squad earlier it appoints an interim manager to spot retired the year.
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