Timing right for Solskjaer to become new Man United manager?


Ole Gunnar Solksjaer was given the Manchester United job on a full-time basis earlier this week, but was the timing right?

Solskjaer has been in caretaker charge since December, winning 14 of his first 19 games in all competitions to take United to the FA Cup last eight, the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals and have them in the thick of the top four battle.

[ MORE: Analyzing the timing of Solskjaer announcement ]

The Jose Mourinho days are long gone, as Solskjaer has given everyone connected with United a huge boost of confidence and stars are shinning in his counter-attacking philosophy.

But with United set to wait until the end of the current season to appoint Solskjaer, or maybe somebody else as their new long-term boss, what changed?

Take a look at the video above as our analysts break down the timing of the decision from United.