Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as new permanent manager on three-year contract


Solskjær was initially appointed on an interim basis to steer the club until the end of the season before returning to his homeland with Molde.

It was said to be a loan agreement from his now former club but with the incredible turnaround in fortunes at Old Trafford - he's now been rewarded with the permanent role as the official successor to Jose Mourinho.

"This is the job that I always dreamed of doing and I'm beyond excited to have the chance to lead the club long term," Solskjaer told the club's website.

"From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at this special club. It was an honour to be a Manchester United player, and then to start my coaching career here.

"The last few months have been a fantastic experience."

Solskjaer is the first United manager to win his first six league games, beating a record held by Sir Matt Busby.