Solskjaer turns down Norway

23 February 2009 08:47
Manchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has turned down the chance of taking charge of the Norway national side.[LNB] Solskjaer's homeland came calling as they looked to find a replacement for Age Hareide and they wanted the United reserve team boss.[LNB]But the legendary striker insists he is not yet finished his education at United and he decided against leaving Old Trafford.[LNB]"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," Solskjaer told the Daily Mail.[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]Veteran Egil Olsen is currently in charge of Norway in a caretaker capacity and he is favourite to take on the role on a full-time basis.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports