Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's former club on verge of winning title a year after he left

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's former club on verge of winning title a year after he left

- Solskjer is a man under pressure after an extremely poor run of form

- United currently lie 12th after only two wins in their opening eight games

- Solskjaer's former club Molde is however experience contrasting fortunes

- Under the guidance of Erling Moe, Molde are on their way to clinching the title with six games to go

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s might be facing an uphill task in the premier league, but his former club Molde are en route to glory nearly a year after he left them for the Red Devils.

The Norwegian club currently lies top of the pile on 53 points – five points clear of their closest rival FK Bodø/Glimt who have 48 points with six matches to go.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's former club on verge of winning title a year after he left

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (pictured) during happier times with the club. Photo: Getty
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If they clinch the title, Molde will be glad Solskjaer left them as it would be their first one since 2015.

As TUKO.co.ke reported, the ohrase Ole at the wheel was quite popular when the Norwegian took over in December 2018 following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's former club on verge of winning title a year after he left

Solskjaer’s (PICTURED) might be facing an uphill task in the premier league, but his former club Molde are en route to glory nearly a year after he left them for the Red Devils. Photo: Getty.
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Initially, it was expected that Solskjaer would steady the torrid ship left by Mourinho and possibly return to his initial club Molde at the end of the season.

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However, a prolific run of games and a sensational success against French Champions PSG in the UEFA champions league earned him a contract, with fortunes dramatically turning since then.

Not only do United have one of the worst away forms around, they are also only two points off the relegation zone with eight games played in the premier league.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's former club on verge of winning title a year after he left

Solskjaer (pictured) was manager of Molde in Norway before joining United. Photo: Getty
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Solskjaer joined his former club Molde in 2010 as manager and remarkably went on to wIn the Tippeligaen in his first season.

His first stint at the premier league was with Cardiff City where was appointed in January 2014 but could not steer the side out of the relegation zone.

As far as his Manchester United future is concerned, the 46-year old will be a worried man as they face Liverpool in their next game , and bookmarkers have tipped the match at Old Trafford to be the one to decide his future.

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