Another win, in the Premier League, this time away to Leicester City, has taken Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s amazing record, since being appointed the caretaker manager of Manchester United, to 9 wins and 1 draw in his 10 games in charge.
The Norwegian’s success rate remains a remarkable achievement and the clamour for Solksjaer to be given the job, on a permanent basis, is set to continue to grow.
However, it seems that even if Solksjaer doesn’t get the gig on a full-time basis he’ll still play an important part on how Manchester United move forward.
According to the tabloid publication, the Sun, Solksjaer will still have a say in which summer transfer targets the club makes a move for.
Now you can view this inference in two way.
Firstly, after being, how they say, at the coal face, Solksjaer will be in the ideal place to know exactly what the deficiencies are in the squad.
Or, secondly, you could question whether it is a dangerous tactic to bring in players the new incumbent of the managerial hot-seat might inherit, with some being brought in who might not get his approval.
My personal view is that, if Solksjaer is given the opportunity to have a say in any future transfer targets then I’d assume the permanent role is as good as his.
But, then again, I could be wrong!
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