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Alla Zakarian

08-03-2019 | 13:05 Football

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals text message from Ed Woodward about Manchester United job

Manchester United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed how  vice-chairman Ed Woodward text him to enquire about his availability to replace Jose Mourinho back in December. Speaking to Norwegian podcast Fotballklubben, he revealed how his return to Old Trafford came about. “Ed Woodward was the one who contacted me about the manager job," declared Solskjaer. “We have a good relationship and keep in touch every day. We have a great relationship and we talk almost every day. "He sent me a text first, I never pick up the phone if I don’t recognise the number. “Ed wrote in the text it was him and we talked. My pulse was elevated, knowing it was him, and knowing what he could be asking.”

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