Ole Gunnar Solskjaer desperate to become Man Utd’s permanent manager

January 12, 2019

Man Utd head-coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted he will not want to leave Old Trafford after matching Sir Matt Busby’s record of winning first four Premier League games as a manager.

Unlike Busby, the Norwegian has been placed in interim charge at Old Trafford after Jose Mourinho has been sacked and he is expected to leave the club after the end of the 2018/19 season.

Asked if he would not want to leave Solskjaer said: “Of course I won’t, I don’t want to

“It’s such a great bunch of players, a fantastic atmosphere, but it’s the next game, it’s the next game, it’s the next game and I’m doing my job as long as I’m here.”

Second-half goals from Lukaku, who found back of the net with his first touch after Magpies keeper Martin Dubravka spilled Marcus Rashford’s free-kick.

However, Norwegian was in no mood to rest on his laurels after matching the feat of his famous predecessor, remembering his the Red Devils head-coach Sir Alex Ferguson’s approach to winning runs.

He said: “That will be in the books, but it’s nothing that I’m thinking of. I’m just thinking about the next game because if you win four, you can win another four at this club. That’s the challenge and that’s the standard that we’re known for.

“The gaffer used to challenge us on them and of course when we’ve won four, you can go onto the next four and think about them.”