Man Utd news: Tony Cascarino makes ‘two-year deal’ claim about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man Utd news: Tony Cascarino makes ‘two-year deal’ claim about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man Utd News: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘two-year deal’ claim made

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would happily sign a two-year deal with Man Utd, Tony Cascarino says (Pic: GETTY)

That is according to former Chelsea forward Tony Cascarino, who believes the interim boss deserves the job on a full-time basis.

Solskjaer has masterminded 10 wins from 11 games since replacing Jose Mourinho in mid-December.

The latest victory – a 3-0 success at Fulham on Saturday – teed them up nicely for tomorrow’s Champions League last-16 tie against PSG.

should give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the full-time manager’s job,” Cascarino told The Times.

“I understand why they may want to see how the Champions League clash with goes but he deserves to be given a permanent deal.

“He’s done everything that could have been hoped of him — he’s unbeaten, he’s got the team playing good football, he’s got the star players happy and in form and he’s handling the media brilliantly. He’s made Manchester United a family club again.

“That is proved by Avram Glazer, one of the club’s owners, and the executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, going into the dressing room after the win at .

“As a player that tells you that the manager is being backed by those in power.

Man Utd News: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘two-year deal’ claim made

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has enjoyed an incredible start as Man Utd boss (Pic: GETTY)

“As well as all he has proved so far, there are other benefits with Solskjaer.

“First, the fans would be delighted. Second, he’s a no-risk appointment now — he loves the club and would probably take a two-year deal without much drama or fuss.

“Then if it didn’t work out and his current success is just a flash in the pan then it’s no major issue to say thanks for everything and sack him. He’d still be considered a club legend and the fans would be glad he was given a chance.

“The only other option for the club seems to be taking Mauricio Pochettino from Tottenham, which would be very expensive and comes with no guarantees.

Man Utd News: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘two-year deal’ claim made

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s temporary contract with Man Utd expires on May 12 (Pic: GETTY)

“Solskjaer was a surprise pick as interim manager but we shouldn’t be surprised if he stays.”

United poached Solskjaer from Molde until the end of the season and it has been suggested a full-time agreement is already in place.

But, speaking in January, Molde managing director Oystein Neerland said: ”The deal is until May 12. That is our Plan A and our Plan B. We have no Plan C.

“We have only spoken with United about this period, January to May. Nothing else. I’m staying with this plan.”

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