Solskjaer has overseen a disappointing begin to the season, with the membership sitting in seventh place within the Premier League. They have misplaced 4 of their previous 5 league matches, together with a 5-Zero house thumping by the hands of rivals Liverpool.
The former United striker took over as an interim boss in 2018 and was subsequently given a everlasting contract, however his place has been beneath scrutiny for a number of weeks.
“Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United and it is with regret that we have reached this difficult decision,” the membership mentioned in an announcement.
“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.”
Assistant coach Michael Carrick will take cost of the group for his or her upcoming fixtures, whereas the membership searches for a everlasting substitute for Solskjaer.
United board mull successors
United’s current downturn in type has seen the group lose seven of their final 13 matches, with Saturday’s chastening defeat to Watford the ultimate straw for the membership board.
The board even caught by the 48-year-old after final month’s embarrassing 5-Zero defeat at house to bitter rivals Liverpool, with the group following up that consequence with an enormous 3-Zero win at Tottenham.
“Ole leaves with our sincerest thanks for his tireless efforts as Manager and our very best wishes for the future,” the membership mentioned.
“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 perpetually be welcome again at Old Trafford as half of the Manchester United household.”