Ole gunnar solskjaer on Sunday has been sacked by Manchester united.
The decision to sack solskjaer was reached following an emergency meeting of the boards on Saturday night in the wake of yet another humiliating Premier League defeat.
The Red Devils were thrashed 4-1 by Watford at Vicarage Road, meaning they have now picked up just four points from a possible 21 in the league.
Also, Michael Carrick has been chosen to take over as interim manager until the end of the season.
United had originally earmarked technical director Darren Fletcher to take temporary charge but have decided to install Carrick for the rest of the campaign.
In a statement, the club said: “Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United and it is with regret that we have reached this difficult decision.
“While the past few weeks have been disappointing, they should not obscure all the work he has done over the past three years to rebuild the foundations for long-term success.
“Ole leaves with our sincerest thanks for his tireless efforts as manager and our very best wishes for the future. His place in the club’s history will always be secure, not just for his story as a player, but as a great man and a manager who gave us many great moments.
“He will forever be welcome back at Old Trafford as part of the Manchester United family.
“Michael Carrick will now take charge of the team for forthcoming games, while the club looks to appoint an interim manager to the end of the season.”
Zinedine Zidane is believed to be the frontrunner to replace Solskjaer, but the Frenchman has major reservations over taking on the role in the middle of the season.
Zidane, who stunned Real Madrid by leaving the Bernabeu at the end of last season, also has a poor grasp on the English language meaning a move to the Premier League could prove difficult.
However, the idea of working with former Madrid stars Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo could be an appealing one for a man that won the Champions League three times during his two stints in the Spanish capital.
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