‘I would LOVE Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to get the permanent Manchester United job’, says former team-mate Wes Brown
Wes Brown wants to see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer get the Manchester United manager job permanently if he impresses during his stint as caretaker.
United legend Solskjaer enjoyed a dream start to his brief tenure on Saturday as the Red Devils cruised to a 5-1 victory over Cardiff City in Wales.
It was a strikingly improved performance from a United side which had looked bereft of ideas under former boss Jose Mourinho, who was sacked last week.
Solskjaer was appointed as his replacement just for the rest of the season, with the club looking to appoint their next full-time boss in the summer.
“I haven’t seen Man United play like that in a long time,” he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast following Saturday’s win in Wales.
“You could see everyone was enjoying it and obviously for the previous manager they weren’t doing that, so there was something wrong.
“Ole has gone in there, got the smiles back on and just said ‘go and play’.
“If Ole can keep this going then I can’t see a reason why we can’t make the top four. The lads will scare a few teams if they keep playing like that.
“Personally, I think it would be great if Ole gets the job full-time. I would like to see him stay if he did well.
“Obviously he’s been told it’s until the end of the season, but that could always change, you know how football is.
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“If he can start producing, keep winning and playing like that, anything can happen.
“It’s nice saying we would like Pochettino and Zidane, but it’s not as easily done. If Ole did okay I don’t see a reason why he couldn’t stay on.”
Solskjaer isn’t the only United legend to have returned to the club this week, with iconic former manager Sir Alex Ferguson said to be back working with the club as an adviser.
On Fergie’s return to Old Trafford, Brown added: “Ole and the gaffer are pretty close, so if that’s the case, that’s tremendous.”
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