Breaking News: Manchester United have sacked Ole Gunner Solskjaer after an emergency meeting this evening.
The writing was on the wall after the humiliating defeat by Watford. It was only a matter of time and despite the defiance and resistance of the board to back him, this defeat proved to be the last straw.
After a month of humiliating defeats to Liverpool and Manchester City, the United board needed to see some kind of performance to repay their faith. Instead a lackluster and disjointed team piled the pressure on Ole.
The misery and was heaped on beleaguered Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Saturday as Watford sealed a deserved Premier League victory in front of a packed Vicarage Road. And the booing of the crowd seemed to seal his fate.
United are a team of superstars who are either living off their price tag or reputation. However, on the pitch each one of those stars are living on borrowed time. Ole has paid the ultimate price, but how many United players will be pushed out in January and the summer.
Expect a big clear out this summer.
The board have still to decide the compensation package to offer the United legend, but sources close to the club suggest the move has been rubber stamped by United’s owners.