Ole Gunnar Solskjaer records first win as full-time manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won his first game in charge of Manchester United as a full-time manager with a comfortable win against Watford on Saturday.

Manchester United’s win takes them a point above Arsenal who play on Monday and level with Tottenham who play Liverpool on Sunday.

Manchester United opened scoring with a comfortable finish from a Luke Shaw through pass scoring his 10th Premier League goal.

Watford wasted plenty of chances to score until when Anthony Martial made it two nill for Ole Gunnar Solskjar side.

Watford pulled one in the second half through Abdoulaye Doucoure but it was too late to secure even a point against the Red Devils.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointment

Manchester United win comes two days after the announcement of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the full-time manager.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over from Mourinho and has a record 14 victories and 2 draws in the last 10 games.

Announcing his appoint, Manchester United Executive Chairman Ed Woodward said that ““Since coming in as caretaker manager in December, the results Ole has delivered speak for themselves.”

Also read: Manchester United announce Solskjaer as full-time manager

On his part Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said that “It was an honour to be a Manchester United player, and then to start my coaching career here. The last few months have been a fantastic experience and I want to thank all of the coaches, players and staff for the work we’ve done so far. This is the job that I always dreamed of doing and I’m beyond excited to have the chance to lead the club long-term and hopefully deliver the continued success that our amazing fans deserve.”

Slavian Mwangecho
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