Solskjaer turns down job offer from native Norway to stick with reserves

23 February 2009 03:48
Staying put: Solskjaer has rejected the Norway job[LNB] Former Manchester United [LNB]striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has turned down the chance to manage Norway. [LNB]Solskjaer revealed tthat he was asked to succeed Aage Hareide, who resigned after eight matches without a win. [LNB]But Solskjaer chose to remain on Sir Alex Ferguson's coaching staff at Old Trafford, where he is currently the reserve team manager. [LNB]He said: 'I did not think it was the right time for me to say yes to the offer. But of course it was nice to be asked. I work for Manchester United and my career is going in the right direction. [LNB]'It would have been exciting to take on a much bigger job than my current job, but I have a job at United.' [LNB]Norway have now given the job to former national coach Egil Olsen for a three-game trial period. [LNB]  I'm better than Rooney! Inter's Ibrahimovich oozes confidence (or arrogance) ahead of United clash [LNB]Italy favouring Spaniard to take charge charge of United's San Siro trip [LNB]MANCHESTER UNITED FC NEWS FROM ACROSS THE WEB[LNB] [LNB]  

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