Manchester United fans with 'Solskjaer 20' on their shirts stand outside Old Trafford.

How United fans reacted to the big Solskjaer news

On Thursday morning, it was announced that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as the permanent manager of Manchester United.

As usual, our fantastic supporters were quick off the mark in wishing the boss good luck in the role, after he agreed a three-year contract.

Here is a snapshot of some of the reactions on social media…
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs autographs for fans.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs some autographs for fans.

Paige Williams: Ole's at the Wheel. Brilliant decision MUFC!

Ali Hameed: The news we all wanted to hear!! Let's go OLE! #GGMU

Joyce Crawford: Brilliant, well deserved. He’ll do a good job, he's got a real feel for the team, having been a player then a manager. Well done. Congratulations, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer!

Okeke Samuel: Welcome boss! Now let's get the job done.

Dava Southward: Congratulations, Ole. One defeat in the League since December. Just keep picking up the points!!

Tony Wood: Best news of the year, never mind the day or week.

Victor Omwambi: It was going to be him. He is one of our own, he understands the United culture and traditions. Come on Ole, let’s do this now.

Glyn John: Congratulations, Ole, you deserve it… now you can start planning for next season and beyond. Good luck, let's get our trophy back…

Richard Walters: Tell me how good does it feel!

A banner is held aloft saying '2OLEGEND'.
Ole's '20Legend' banner is unfurled by the United supporters.

Dawn Harrall: So, so very happy. That's made my day. Looking forward to seeing you on May 26th.

Musty Khan: Congratulations, 20 Legend.

Peter Sirpsafa Asongu: On my birthday? Wow, this is great!! #GGMU

Alex Toffoli: Well done, Ole. Now take the bull by the horns and put United where we belong. Fantastic news!!!

Katumu Adasi: Congrats to the baby-faced assassin.

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