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Solskjaer agrees a generous deal as Man Utd fights


Publication date: Tuesday 26 March 2019 8:51

Manchester United this week is likely to announce the permanent appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their permanent manager.

That is according to the Daily Mail, claiming that Norway will be unveiled as Jose Mourinho's long-term successor before the next United-home match to Watford on Saturday.

According to extensive reports, Solskjaer is likely to sign a contract worth around £ 7.5 million a year over contract until the summer of 2022; his salary will be about half of what United had paid to Mourinho before he was made redundant in December, but the club will be happy given the huge increase in success since Norway took over.

Solskjaer has brought the feeling factor well back to Old Trafford, winning 14 of its 19 game responsibly and steering the club t to the Champions League quarter finals following an impressive victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the 16 round.

The Solskjaer contract is also likely to include bonus clauses linked to United's position in the Premier League table and whether they earn any money.

Although United has given nothing away, y Post claims that an announcement was due this week after they agreed to meet the £ 7.2 million exit clause which existed in its contract with Molde.

The club also left a cryptic suggestion on their Twitter feed on Monday when they subscribed: “20 L E G E N D”

Former United striker, admired by United fans, has revealed a close relationship with United chief executive Ed Woodward.

Solskjaer explained to a Norwegian modeling Fotballklubben: “Ed Woodward was the one who contacted me about the manager's job, that is his responsibility, so I think he'll be.

“We have a good relationship and keep in touch every day. We have a great relationship and we talk almost every day. ”

Meanwhile, midfielder Nemanja Matic, has become the latest player when he called for Solskjaer and his appointment No.2 Mike Phelan, working with assistant coaches Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna.

“I think it's a great manager,” said Matic. “I will be happy if it stays and I hope it will.

“But you also have to say that they, with Mike, Michael and Kieran, are working very well with each other. Not only Ole. ”

Solskjaer has used the international break to have a small break with his family back home in Norway, while Phelan traveled to Australia in his role as sports director for Central Coast Mariners.

“It's just a case of seeing how things develop over the next few months,” he said Phelan, who hopes to combine the two roles.

“The season is coming to an end in Australia, so after decisions have been made back in England then I think we will open those discussions again with the Sailors.” T

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