Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spoken out on his exit from Manchester United, following the club’s resolution to sack him on Sunday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has accepted that the time was proper for him to “step apart” following his sacking as Manchester United manager.
Solskjaer was dismissed by United on Sunday morning following Saturday afternoon’s 4-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Highway, which condemned the Reds to their fifth Premier League defeat of their last seven matches.
Following the full-time whistle at Vicarage Freeway, the previous United boss was booed by some members of the away finish, earlier than vowing to battle on and attempt to flip United’s fortunes round in his post-match press convention.
Nonetheless, following an emergency assembly that came about amongst the club’s hierarchy on Saturday night time, the board made the selection to dismiss Solskjaer, nearly three years on from when he initially succeeded Jose Mourinho on an interim foundation.
On his exit, Solskjaer advised United’s club web site: “You understand what this club means to me and what I wanted to understand proper right here.
“For the club, for the fans, for the players, for the employees. I wanted us to take the following step to problem for the league, to win trophies and I solely suppose it’s correct that it comes from the horse’s mouth.
“I don’t want to reply all… there’s going to be journalists asking me about interviews nonetheless no, I’m not going to do any interviews. I want to get it on the market, I’m going to go away by the front door because of I imagine all people is conscious of I’ve given the whole thing for this club.
“This club means the whole thing to me and collectively we’re an excellent match, nonetheless sadly I couldn’t get the outcomes we wished and it’s time for me to step aside.”
Although Solskjaer’s tenure at Old Trafford ended on a bitter bear in mind, with the Reds’ newest performances and outcomes properly beneath the standard required, he stays immensely proud to have managed the club.
“Very, very proud,” he added, reflecting on his time in price. “The truth is, it’s a sort of stuff you dream of in your life. When you’ve been a player everytime you’ve been a reserve team coach, the next job then, the one dream and the one issue you haven’t carried out is to deal with the club, and I’ve now.
“It’s been a ball, it’s been fully fulfilling from the first to the last minute, so I’ve to thank the entire players because of since I acquired right here in, they’re prime lads, prime folks.
“Some have come, some have gone, nonetheless, all of them, they’ve been such an fulfilling bunch to work with.
“To begin with, I want to thank the board and the homeowners for giving me the prospect because of it’s not for everyone and I’ve had the prospect. I’m so honored and privileged to have been trusted to take the club forward, and I really hope that I depart it in a higher state than after I acquired right here.
“I’ve made good buddies, I’ve reconnected with some good buddies, new workers coming in I’ve to change into really good buddies with. The other workers that have been proper right here after I used to be there, we’re good buddies and we now have associated and that’s what it’s about at a club like this. With the fans, the fans have been excellent. From day one at Cardiff until the last one now. [They’ve been] prime, and we’ll see one another once more.”