Manchester United Confirm Solskjaer Departure 

By Ibrahim Taiwo, The Nigerian Voice Sports

Manchester United have announced that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left the club.

The Norwegian manager has been under pressure for weeks following the club's poor performances and the 4-1 loss to Watford was the final straw.

According to the official statement on the club's website.

"Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United and it is with regret that we have reached this difficult decision. While the past few weeks have been disappointing, they should not obscure all the work he has done over the past three years to rebuild the foundations for long-term success".

"Ole leaves with our sincerest thanks for his tireless efforts as Manager and our very best wishes for the future. His place in the club’s history will always be secure, not just for his story as a player, but as a great man and a Manager who gave us many great moments. He will forever be welcome back at Old Trafford as part of the Manchester United family".

Michael Carrick has been tasked with changing the fortunes of the club until they appoint an interim manager.

"Michael Carrick will now take charge of the team for forthcoming games, while the club looks to appoint an interim manager to the end of the season".

Michael Carrick will be in charge of his first Manchester United match against Villarreal in the Uefa Champions League.