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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign as Manchester United boss in pictures

Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester United – UEFA Champions League – Round of 16 – Second Leg – Parc des Princes
(Image credit: John Walton)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his position as Manchester United boss.

The Norwegian has paid the price for a poor run of results, which culminated in a humbling 4-1 defeat at Watford.

Here, the PA news agency looks at the former striker’s time at Old Trafford.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer initially took over as interim boss (Nick Potts/PA)

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He started with eight consecutive wins (Nick Potts/PA)

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United produced an inspired comeback to knock Paris St Germain out of the Champions League in March 2019 (John Walton/PA)

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Solskjaer was later appointed on a permanent basis (Martin Rickett/PA)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Bruno Fernandes

Solskjaer signed Bruno Fernandes in January 2020 (Dave Thompson/PA)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Mason Greenwood

Solskjaer unearthed Mason Greenwood (Gareth Copley/PA)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Pep Guardiola

Solskjaer had plenty of battles with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola (Martin Rickett/PA)

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United were inconsistent throughout Solskjaer’s tenure (Peter Powell/PA)

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Solskjaer always had time for Fred the Red (Martin Rickett/PA)

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Solskjaer’s side were hammered 6-1 by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham in October 2020 (Oli Scarff/PA)

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Solskjaer learnt from Sir Alex Ferguson (Peter Byrne/PA)

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United hammered Southampton 9-0 last season (Laurence Griffiths/PA)

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Solskjaer’s side lost the 2021 Europa League final to Villarreal (Rafal Oleksiewicz/PA)

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Solskjaer brought in some big-money signings in the summer (Martin Rickett/PA)

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A loss at Leicester continued United’s poor form (Mike Egerton/PA)

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Solskjaer became under increasing pressure after a heavy home defeat by Liverpool (Martin Rickett/PA)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Pep Guardiola

Solskjaer saw his side beaten by Manchester City and Pep Guardiola at Old Trafford in early November (Martin Rickett/PA)

Solskjaer applauds the fans after the final whistle on a 4-1 thrashing at Watford, his last game in charge

Solskjaer applauds the fans after the final whistle on a 4-1 thrashing at Watford, his last game in charge (John Walton/PA)
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