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Solskjaer still odds on to get United job full time

| 13.02.2019

Ole Gunnar get it?

Manchester United may have one foot out of the Champions League but our traders still reckon Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will get the manager’s job full-time.

The Red Devils lost 2-0 to Paris-Saint Germain last night but are Evens to grab a top-four place in the Premier League.

Solskjaer has guided his charges to 10 wins out of 12 since his arrival in December 2018 and is the 1/3 favourite to be United manager on opening day of next season.

His nearest challengers to the throne seem to be Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino at 9/2 and former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane at 9/1.

“Solskjaer’s first defeat last night hasn’t done his long-term prospects too much harm in our eyes. We still make him the heavy favourite to be in the dugout for their first Premier League game of the 2019/20 season,” said Coral’s Harry Aitkenhead.

A key consideration for the Old Trafford will be whether Solskjaer does secure Champions League football for next season.

Aitkenhead added: “If he can steer United into the top four he will have done a brilliant job and we now make them shorter odds than both Chelsea and Arsenal to do just that.

They’re evens now to secure a Champions League spot and it’s a remarkable turnaround from the 10/1 they were when he took over from Jose Mourinho.” 

Man United’s next Premier League game is a week on Sunday when they host fierce rivals Liverpool.

Solskjaer could make a huge step to securing the job on a permanent basis with a win at 19/10.

**To be Manchester United manager on the first day of the 2019/20 Premier League season

1/3 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, 9/2 Mauricio Pochettino, 9/1 Zinedine Zidane, 10/1 Massimiliano Allegri, 14/1 Gareth Southgate, 20/1 Antonio Conte, 20/1 Diego Simeone, 20/1 Laurent Blanc, 25/1 Michael Carrick, 25/1 Eddie Howe, 25/1 Lucien Favre

**To finish in the top four of the Premier League this season

1/1000 Liverpool, Manchester City, 1/9 Tottenham, Evens Manchester United, 6/5 Chelsea, 3/1 Arsenal, 250/1 Wolves

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