- Bookmakers are upbeat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is three times more likely to win the EPL next season than get sacked this year
- The 46-year-old Solskjaer, 46, was handed a three-year deal today, March 28, as United permanent basis
- Solskjaer has led United to 14 wins in 19 games and are two points adrift of Arsenal in the race for Champions League spot
Bookmakers are tipping Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to claim the Premier League title at 3/1 – and expects the Norwegian at 10/1 to be fired in 2019.
The UK Sun claims Solskjaer was handed Man United managerial role on Thursday, March 28, after a successful run at Old Trafford after Jose Mourinho was sacked mid-December.
At the last count, Solskjaer has guided the Red Devils to 14 wins in 19 matches and just two points adrift of Arsenal in the quest for a Champions League next season.
Despite his performances Betfair bookmakers are upbeat the United legend is three times closer to winning the EPL next campaign than getting fired this year.
The 46-year-old Solskjaer penned a three-year deal as he looks forward to bring back the good old days of attacking football to Old Trafford.
Reacting moments after sealing the permanent managerial role, Solskjaer, urged the fans to keep supporting the club as they move forward.
"From the first day I arrived, I felt at home at this special club. “It was an honour to be a Manchester United player, and then to start my coaching career here.
"The last few months have been a fantastic experience and I want to thank all of the coaches, players and staff for the work we’ve done so far.
"This is the job that I always dreamed of doing and I’m beyond excited to have the chance to lead the club long-term and hopefully deliver the continued success that our amazing fans deserve.”
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Manchester United permanent manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has handed a list of three players he wants signed in the summer.
The list includes the trio of English youngsters in Declan Rice, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, and Jadon Sancho.
According to reports, Solskjaer is keen to rebuild United's spine with homegrown talents ahead of the summer transfer.
The Norwegian is expected to be handed a massive kitty of £250 million for him to spend.
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