Following his remarkable season at Old Trafford as he qualified Manchester United to next season Champions League, the Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed and named Sir Alex Ferguson and Rene Meleunsteen as two mentors, whom he consulted regularly during his tenure at Manchester United.
Solskjaer leans heavily on former United boss Ferguson as he tries to bring the club back to the successes they enjoyed under the legendary Scotsman. Meleunsteen and Solskjaer are also close, as they worked together as player and assistant and then fellow coaches at Old Trafford.
And Solskjaer, whose only managerial experience before United was at Cardiff City and Molde in Norway, spoke to the high-performance podcast about the support he was getting.
Speaking to high-performance podcast as cited by Sports Central, Solskjaer said: I had the fantastic support from Sir Alex during the difficult times we have been through here. “When you lose a game for Man United, it is a crisis, and he’s been here in the difficult times, he gives me very good support. Ed and the club have been very supportive as well. “I had Rene Meleunsteen as a coach when I was in the first team at 30. And I still learned things off him that I took into my coaching career, but also to the last few years of my playing career..