Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola has wished Ole Gunnar Solskjaer “all the best” after the 48-years-old was relieved of his duties as coach of Manchester United.
Manchester United parted ways with the club legend, Solskjaer on Sunday, a day after a 4-1 reverse versus the Hornets, their heaviest defeat against a promoted side since September 1989.
The result at Vicarage Road capped a turbulent period for Solskjaer, in which he oversaw a 5-0 loss against Liverpool – their largest margin of defeat against the Reds and the first time they had trailed by four goals at half-time in the Premier League, before a 2-0 humbling by Manchester City.
“I wish him all the best, it was a pleasure to face him. He beat us a bit a more than I wanted.”
“He knows that when you’re in charge of a team like United, Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea , Arsenal and Liverpool, you have to win. Otherwise you are in trouble.“
“I am still sitting here because we won, otherwise, it will be another person sitting here. I wish him all the best and hopefully we can someday see each other again,” Pep Guardiola said after Manchester City’s win against Everton on Sunday.
Former Manchester United player Michael Carrick who is the first team coach has been tasked to steady the ship temporarily.
“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.” Club Statement.
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