Having a huge emotional connection to the club and its fans means Solskjaer could lead Manchester United more effectively than Mourinho.
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So far, Manchester United's poor performance on the pitch has not hurt its bottom line. But it's only a matter of time.
Just because you were good at sport does not mean you can coach without furthering your qualifications and experiences.
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