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Solskjaer set to leave Manchester United

ESPNsoccernet staff
November 8, 2010
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been at Old Trafford for 14 years © Getty Images

Manchester United reserve-team coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be unveiled as the new manager of Norwegian club Molde later this week.

Solskjaer has twice turned down the top job at his former club but negotiations have re-opened and the Old Trafford legend looks set to end his 14-year association with the Red Devils.

It is reported the 37-year-old flew to Molde on Tuesday to hold talks with the club's chairman Erik Berg and, although no final agreement has yet been reached, Berg hinted Solskjaer could be unveiled at a press conference this week.

Berg said: "It's no secret that we have worked intensely to get Ole Gunnar. But we have not signed any contract yet. I can't guarantee that we will have a press conference this week but put it this way: I will be delighted to welcome you all back soon."

Solskjaer scored 31 goals in 42 matches for Molde in the Norwegian Premier League, before joining United in 1995 and going on to seal six Premier League titles and famously score the winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final

Former Manchester City striker Uwe Rosler saved the club from relegation in his job as temporary coach but will return to England - where he has a family home.

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