Manchester United vs. Cardiff City

Posted December 23, 2018

Solskjaer, who will be at the Old Trafford helm for the remainder of the season, said in his first interview: "It's great".

Solskjaer, who enjoyed a stellar 11-year playing career at Old Trafford during which he scored the victor in the 1999 Champions League final, vowed to allow his players to express themselves after taking charge until the end of the season.

The most obvious topic came up next and it was about Solskjaer's winning goal in stoppage time that won United the 1999 Champions League final and the club's only treble in the process.

"He'll hold the fort until the end of the season, he's there for at least six months and if he does well he'll get a couple of years". And that had Mourinho remained in charge, several players were prepared to seek a move away from Old Trafford next summer.

Mourinho felt his side of the story was rarely showcased and believes United's problems stem from the boardroom.

The Red Devils go to Wales on Saturday to face Cardiff City in Premier League action with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer taking over as caretaker manager.

Angel Gomes and James Garner, both academy products, have been promoted into United's squad for the trip to Wales.

"The more mistakes you make, the more you learn and I've made a few mistakes", he said. "I'm not going to set any targets, we'll take it game by game." he added.

"We will get the players enjoying football and looking forward to seeing the supporters again", the club's legendary striker told MUTV.

"Of course it's different jobs, you can not compare being a football player to being a manager". I've seen the teams, I watch the Premier League. No matter what team you're coaching, they all want to have a picture of how you want to play.

He also promised fans that he would "give everything" to "bring the club success" and get players "enjoying football".

"I guess they draw the comparisons with Jurgen because, just like him, I tend to live the technical area and I am as emotional when celebrating". Not much, perhaps, but it does indicate that when Solskjaer sees something in a player, he sticks with him. "With the amount of games coming up, they have got a chance to show that they are Manchester United players".