Manchester United Crisis: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacked after loss to Watford, Zidane tipped as successor

Manchester United Crisis: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacked after loss to Watford, Zidane tipped as successor
Manchester United Crisis: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacked after loss to Watford, Zidane tipped as successor

Manchester United Crisis – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer SACKED, Zinedine Zidane can take over: Manchester United board has decided to sack their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after yet another embarrassing defeat at the hands of Watford on Saturday evening. The Red Devils board did a virtual meeting after the match & has communicated their decision to the promoters The Glazer Family. Michael Carrick will now take charge of the team for forthcoming games, while the club looks to appoint an interim manager to the end of the season. Follow all LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

United suffered their fifth defeat in their last seven Premier League matches against the Hornets, leaving Man United board & fans completely helpless.

The club is yet to officially declare or announce the sacking but most of the big UK Media outlets have reported that the board has communicated their decision to Solskjaer.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer SACKED – Zinedine Zidane taking over?: According to the Times, the decision has been taken to part ways with the Norwegian yet no official confirmation has been made regarding his position.

According to The Times, the meeting was officially scheduled for 7pm, a little over two hours after the match, with Solskjaer’s £7.5m compensation terms on the top of its agenda.

The Manchester Evening News also claimed that people in the United camp were in tears following the end result at Vicarage Road and that even the United players believe that the Norwegian will now be axed.

Is Zinedine Zidane taking over? It is also claimed that United and the Glazers are now stepping up their interest in Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane, and see the Frenchman – a three-time Champions League winner with the Spanish giants – as the obvious replacement for Solskjaer.

What led to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacking?

  • United suffered their fifth defeat in their last seven Premier League matches against the Hornets
  • The 48-year-old Norwegian has now won just four games in 13 and the collapse in form has been dramatic.
  • They have suffered back-to-back home defeats to bitter rivals Manchester City and Liverpool in a extremely embarassing manner.
  • Sacking Solskjaer will cost the club a staggering £7.5million after the Norwegian signed a new three-year deal in July.