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How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacted to Manchester United chants after sacking

Following his departure as Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was “buzzing” to hear his name sung by the fans.

United fired Solskjaer after a string of poor results and performances, which culminated in a 4-1 loss at Watford.

The Norwegian apologized to the away fans at Vicarage Road but was fired the next day after a run of five losses in seven Premier League games, including humiliating defeats to Liverpool and Manchester City.

Regardless of how his stint ended, United fans showed no ill will toward their former manager, serenading him during United’s 2-0 Champions League triumph over Villarreal two days after his departure.

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In Spain, supporters could be heard singing “You are my Solskjaer” and “Oh what a night,” referring to the Norwegian’s memorable winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final.

And it was evident that the gesture meant a lot to Solskjaer, who was watching from home.

Solskjaer was “absolutely excited” to hear supporters pay respect to him after his departure, according to The Athletic.

Following Solskjaer’s departure, Michael Carrick was appointed interim manager and dedicated United’s 2-0 victory over Villarreal to his former boss as United qualified for the knockout stages.

“It’s a fantastic night for the players, a fantastic night for the club; to qualify for the Champions League is incredible.” “That’s for Ole,” Carrick explained.

Ralf Rangnick, the former RB Leipzig manager, is expected to take over as Solskjaer’s replacement on an interim basis until the conclusion of the season.

The club has yet to announce a permanent hire beyond that, while they remain hopeful of landing PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino

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