When the Manchester United hierarchy decided that Jose Mourinho’s time, at Old Trafford, has run its course and he was axed, nobody could have dreamed the impact that his replacement, albeit on a caretaker basis, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, would have had.
Since taking over the Norwegian has galvanised the club and only the French side, Paris Saint Germain, in the Champions League, have beaten us.
Those fears of not achieving a top-four finish, thereby securing qualification for the Champions League next season, have diminished and now it is more of a case of our revitalised form sweeping us into the top-four.
With regards to trophies, although the Premier League title is out of our reach and we need to overcome a first-leg deficit in the Champions League tie against PSG, we stand a realistic chance of getting to the FA Cup Final.
Therefore, with such an outstanding record, since taking over, the news source, ESPN, is probably quite right when it claims that Ole Gunnar Solksjaer is the only serious contender when it comes to being named as the permanent successor to Jose Mourinho.
Why wait until the end of the season, the boy has done wonderfully well so give him the job now!
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