Manchester United might have sacked José Mourinho from the Red Devil’s hot seat following some strings of poor performance at the club. But the real deal was who takes over United’s coaching role as the Red Devils aim to bring the glory back days at Old Trafford. However, in an surprising turn of events the Red Devil’s hierarchy choose former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the man to take charge of the club.
This had raised many eyebrows as the former Norwegian striker was under management duties back in his native homeland when he was chosen as the replacement to the charismatic José Mourinho.
With his appointment set, we evaluate three reasons why Solskjaer will prove to be a true contender for the permanent role in the dug out.
Solskjaer Unique Positional Advantage –
The striker had a good rapport with legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson as United achieved the unprecedented (success at the club) honours’ in the Years back. United under Scottish Veteran manager (Ferguson) masterminded a lot of attacking triumphs during his time at Manchester United.
This he achieved using the 4-4-2 formation which Solskjaer was a part and parcel of alongside Louis Saha and Ruud van Nisterooly.
This attacking set-up was menacing as United rose to the podium and Premier League summit on many occasion. With Solskjaer appointment expect an attacking team that will rip opposition apart as United caretaker manager will attempt to rekindle the attacking dynamics that made the Red Devils of old stand above the rest.
His Magnificent Memories –
Solskjaer appointment has been a major boost to fans after the exit of Jose Mourinho at the club. The Norwegian manager recaps the club’s (positive memories) euphoria as he was a bright light in the United attacking alongside midfielder Paul Scholes and Nicky Butts.
These positive memories will earn him the fans respect and love as he takes over the reign at Manchester United. This massive reception he’s getting at Old Trafford will seamlessly create the right atmosphere for Solskjaer to assert himself as the club manager permanently.
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Solskjaer Understands the United Tradition –
The Norwegian manager had been at the club for a very long time and this will no doubt, give him the level of awareness to flourish at the United helm like we’ve seen already in the eight matches played so far.
He understands the club football philosophy and the tactical traditions laid by manager Alex Ferguson.
His personal (relationship and how the club is run might prove to be his advantage as all eyes await to see how long the winning streak will last.