On The Ball: No option but to keep Solskjaer at the wheel at Manchester United

In the summer, United's powerbrokers did not need to extend  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's deal, until 2024.
In the summer, United's powerbrokers did not need to extend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's deal, until 2024.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

LONDON - The soundtrack to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's post-match interview consisted of songs about him, plucked from the 1990s, serenading a sometimes beleaguered manager.

Manchester United had been booed off at half-time against Atalanta on Wednesday (Oct 20) but their comeback win showed support for Solskjaer remains: among a hardcore section of match-going fans as well as in the boardroom.

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