4am Man Utd news: Solskjaer to become permanent manager, Lingard wants new De Gea deal, Southgate to snub Old Trafford
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GUNNAR GET IT
OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER has moved into pole position to become Manchester United’s next permanent boss.
Chief Ed Woodward and United’s hierarchy have been wowed by the Norwegian’s 100 per cent start.
SAY NO MOUR
JOSE MOURINHO will not be allowed to discuss his departure from Manchester United while working for beIN Sports as a pundit this week, according to reports.
The Old Trafford side inserted a confidentiality clause into his £15million severance package, and the club’s lawyers will watch whether the Portuguese coaches abides by the agreement.
A BEAMING Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has checked backed into the plush Lowry Hotel following Manchester United’s victory over Tottenham.
United narrowly defeated Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley Stadium after an exhilarating match that was decided by Marcus Rashford‘s first-half winner – and David De Gea’s heroics.
PAUL INCE is unconvinced by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s hot start as Manchester United manager, insisting that he could have done the same job.
And the Old Trafford legend is adamant Mauricio Pochettino should still get the permanent gig over the ex-United striker.
NO GOING SOUTH
ENGLAND boss Gareth Southgate will turn down any approach from Manchester United this summer – even though it could cost him a fortune.
Reports over the weekend suggested the Three Lions boss was being considered alongside Mauricio Pochettino and interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to succeed Jose Mourinho.
JESSE LINGARD has urged Manchester United to give David de Gea a new deal following the keeper’s second-half Wembley super-show against Tottenham.
The Spaniard has just under 18 months to run on his current Old Trafford contract after the club activated a one-year extension.
MARCUS RASHFORD is flying right now because he has a manager with complete belief in him for the first time.
Nobody has ever doubted his ability but he has finally been set free under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer — and it is great to watch.
NO, NO, TOO SLOW
ROMELU LUKAKU, Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini do not deserve to be in the Manchester United team – because they are simply not quick enough.
That is the opinion of Red Devils legend Gary Neville, who lauded his former side's performance against Tottenham yesterday.
PAUL RIGHT NOW
PAUL POGBA has praised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for hauling him out of the shadows at OId Trafford.
The French midfielder starred for Manchester United as they beat Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley yesterday to make it six wins out of six for interim boss Solskjaer – the best start of any United manager ever.
DAVID DE GEA put on a goalkeeping masterclass to dent Tottenham's Premier League title hopes yesterday.
The Spanish stopper, 28, made an incredible 11 saves in the game as Marcus Rashford scored the only goal of Manchester United's 1-0 win at Wembley.
OLE OLE OLE
MANCHESTER UNITED are a completely different animal under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer… and no-one's benefiting more than Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford.
The Old Trafford giants endured a horror start to the season under Jose Mourinho, with the football boring and results at times embarrassing.
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