Ole Gunnar Solskjaer getting full-time Manchester United job ‘a CRAZY, CRAZY decision’, says former Chelsea star Craig Burley


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer getting full-time Manchester United job ‘a CRAZY, CRAZY decision’, says former Chelsea star Craig Burley

Manchester United have been hammered for giving in to ‘sentimental claptrap’ by appointing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their permanent manager.

Craig Burley, the former Chelsea midfielder and regular talkSPORT pundit, believes the Red Devils made a ‘crazy decision’ by giving the Norwegian the top job at Old Trafford last week.

Solskjaer has given the whole club a lift since he came in as caretaker boss to replace Jose Mourinho in December.

It was a dreadful night for Man United and Solskjaer at the Molineux

But he wasn’t smiling on Tuesday night, as United suffered their third defeat in four matches with a 2-1 loss against Wolves.

The result is a huge blow the club’s top four hopes, which Solskjaer had resurrected after overseeing a remarkable turnaround in form. Now, though, the wheels appear to have come off.

And Burnley believes the Premier League giants have made a big mistake.

“The decision to give Solskjaer the job full-time, I think it’s a crazy, crazy decision, particularly now before the end of the season,” he told The Sports Bar on Tuesday night.

“I’m not just saying this now after that game, because I’ve said it before.