5 Facts you didn’t know about Manchester United’s caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is Manchester United’s new caretaker manager. On loan from Molde, the Norwegian former player has made quite an impression in his first few games as coach.

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Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the dark horse Ole Gunnar Solskjaer:

1. He was nicknamed ‘ The Baby-faced Assassin.’

Don’t let is great looks fool you, his tactical capabilities and finishing earned him this moniker.

2. He has the record for the most goals scored by a substitute in a single match in the EPL

After scoring four in an 8-1 win over Nottingham Forest. All four goals were all scored within 12 minutes.

3.He has only been caught offside eight times in Premier League history.

4. Four Wins Straight Away

No Manchester United manager managed to win his first four matches in charge since Sir Matt Busby. The legendary manager was the only one to do it for the past 73 years, but now Solskjaer is accompanying him. The team played with attacking swagger and are now six points off fourth place, in the race for the Champions League qualification.

5.May 26, 1999

Scores dramatic injury-time winner at the Nou Camp to beat Bayern Munich and win the Champions League, completing a historic treble with Manchester United having already secured the league title and the FA Cup.

This article was written by Kristian Malumbe.

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