Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has been sacked after Saturday’s 4-1 defeat to promoted side Watford.

According to Livescore, Ole was relieved of his duties after just shy of three years in the job, with Michael Carrick set to take charge of their forthcoming games.

The Red Devils say they will look to appoint an interim manager until the end of the season.

A club statement read: “Manchester United announces that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his role as manager.

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“Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United and it is with regret that we have reached this difficult decision.

“While the past few weeks have been disappointing, they should not obscure all the work he has done over the past three years to rebuild the foundations for long-term success.

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“Ole leaves with our sincerest thanks for his tireless efforts as manager and our very best wishes for the future.

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“His place in the club’s history will always be secure, not just for his story as a player, but as a great man and a manager who gave us many great moments.

“He will forever be welcome back at Old Trafford as part of the Manchester United family.”