Ole Gunnar Solksjaer's contract renewal as Manchester United manager is official. The club confirmed it via an official statement written on their website and shared on their social media pages that he had signed a deal until 2024. An injection of confidence in the boss to go alongside the recent incorporation of Jadon Sancho and the potential deal of Raphael Varane.
The deal includes an option of extension for a further season if both parties see fit. Of course, it will depend on the manager's performance in the next few seasons. United's objectives continue to be at the top end of the Premier League with an eye on actually battling it out for the English crown.
It's worth remembering that the Norwegian took the reins in Decemeber 2018. If everything goes well, he will celebrate six years as manager of a club in which he became a legend as a player. He knows their sporting structure like the back of his hand and is a well-loved character by fans. Nevertheless, they will be wanting to win titles as soon as possible.
"Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new contract at Manchester United that will see him at the club until at least 2024, with an option for a further year," said the statement published by Man United, who added the views of Ed Woodward, Executive Vice-Chairman. He appeared happy that the agreement had finally been reached.
"Ole and his staff have worked tirelessly putting the foundations in place for long-term success on the pitch. The results of that have become increasingly visible over the past two seasons and we are all looking forward to seeing this exciting team develop further in the years ahead," the director said to United's official media outlets.
“What is especially pleasing is the way this progress has been achieved with a blend of young, homegrown talent and top-class recruits, playing attacking football in the best traditions of Manchester United. We are more confident than ever that, under Ole’s leadership, we are heading in the right direction,” he added.
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