Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'to be appointed Manchester United boss'

Posted February 11, 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thinks Manchester United's 3-0 win at Fulham was the ideal preparation for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain.

The former forward was named as United boss on an interim basis in December after Jose Mourinho was sacked following the 3-1 Premier League defeat to Liverpool at Anfield.

"We have big games coming up, so it won't be easy".

"It was a big game for us, as we knew we could get into the top four", Jones said of the weekend fixture.

Meanwhile, away from the boardroom chatter, the Norwegian oversaw yet another massive win in his regime, as Manchester United beat Fulham three-nil to enter the top four.

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I have worked with the players, they know what I want and I know what we're capable of.

Anthony Martial has the ability to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

PSG would be the real test for the Old Trafford club as the French side has been in terrific form and could be the toughest opponent so far for Solskjaer. "I thought, "Wow what a challenge", he said.

Anthony Martial goal vs Fulham: The Frenchman doubled the lead for Manchester United in the first half.

But it was the 2017-18 campaign in which he came to global attention, with his 15 Championship strikes instrumental in helping Fulham gain promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs.

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"We started very well, we created two great chances to score a goal, but suddenly Pogba scored the first goal, and I think, "Okay, stay calm, and we can continue to play and find a solution", he said.

Fulham were rattled and nine minutes later Martial showed just why they were right to have been concerned about him.

The Daily Express is reporting that the Red Devils are keen on a move to bring the 18-year-old left-sided player to Old Trafford as they look to strengthen their squad ahead of next season.

'There is just a positivity about the place, to grind results out when we're not playing well, to play forward, to play with intent and objective - and that's exactly what we're doing.

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