Manchester United: Michael Carrick admits he asked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer if he could take charge of the team

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Manchester United interim coach Michael Carrick has admitted that he asked for permission from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to take charge of the team when he was offered the role.

Solskjaer was sacked on Sunday following a poor run of form that left United with one win in seven league games. The smoking gun for the Norwegian came against Watford, as the Red Devils collapsed to a 4-1 defeat.

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