Date: 21st February 2016 at 5:29pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name – Jesper Olsen

Date of Birth – 20th March 1961

Place of Birth – Faxe, Denmark

Position – Left winger

Senior career
1977-1981 – Næstved
1981-1984 – Ajax
1984-1988 – Manchester United
1988 – Næstved
1989-1990 – Bordeaux
1990-1992 – Caen

International Career
1980-1990 – Denmark

Teams managed
2010-2011 – Melbourne Heart (assistant)

Interesting Facts
1 – Olsen scored five goals in 43 matches for Denmark during his time there.

2 – Olsen also represented Denmark at both the Euro 1984 and 1986 World Cup tournaments.

3 – Olsen moved to Manchester United from Ajax for a fee of £350,000.

4 – Olsen won an FA Cup medal in 1985 whilst playing for United.

5 – In 2011, Olsen became the Director of coaching at the Football Star Academy.