Solskjaer was favour by Ferguson as he return to United as Consultant
Solskjaer was favour by Ferguson as he return to United as Consultant. Since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United has been struggling, and it has been difficult to show the glory of the past for few years. Today, Sir Alex Ferguson himself can’t sit still. According to the British media “The Sun”, Sir Alex Ferguson, who has retired for many years, has returned to work, and he will help Manchester United rebuild as a consultant.
“The Sun” said that after Manchester United fired Mourinho last week, Ferguson actively promoted the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and also contributed to the return of former assistant coach Mike Phelan. Solskjaer plans to maintain regular contact with Ferguson. In addition, Manchester United legendary goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel is also planning to apply for Manchester United football director position.
The report said that Chief Executive of Manchester United, Ed Woodward had been eager to bring the team on the right track after three failed selections for new manager. He asked Ferguson for help. After Manchester United lost to Liverpool, Woodward finally decided to fire Mourinho, Ferguson to ensure the return of Solskjaer and Mike Phelan, Old Trafford internal disclosure revealed that Ferguson will only provide help as a consultant.
Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Charlton and David Gill formed the Manchester United Football Commission, but Woodward had rarely asked for advice and help. When Mourinho was appointed as the successor to Van Gaal, Woodward did not consult with these gentelman before. But this time when Manchester United fell into crisis, Ferguson came out to help.
The insider revealed: “Woodward and the Glazer family insisted for Mourinho to be sack as the manager, but in the other hand, they needs to make sure that there is a suitable replacement in a short period of time. Ferguson came out to help and secured Solskjaer. And the return of Phelan.”