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Summary

  1. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named Man Utd's full-time boss
  2. Norwegian signs three-year contract at Old Trafford
  3. Solskjaer holds first news conference since permanent appointment
  4. Other news conferences include Watford, Burnley, Leicester and Everton
  5. Get Involved: #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only)

Live Reporting

By Matthew Henry

All times stated are UK

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    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been speaking for the first time since being appointed Manchester United manager on a permanent basis.

    Scroll down to read what he had to say.

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    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  3. 'We will do this together'

    Manchester United

    More from Solskjaer: "The day I walk out of the doors I hope it is with a smile on my face. I am not going to change, I will be an optimist and we will do this together."

  4. 'We need to get going with talks about who is going to stay here'

    Manchester United

    Solskjaer on the importance of qualifying for the Champions League for signing players: "The lure of Champions League is important but at Man United if you sign for five years you know you are going to be in the Champions League.

    "We know we are in a great position but before then we need to get going with talks about who is going to stay here."

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    Here are some more pictures of a very happy Ole Gunnar Solskjaer...

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  6. 'Phelan in talks over continuing at United'

    Manchester United

    Solskjaer on whether assistant Mike Phelan will continue as part of his backroom team: "Mick is a key part of the set-up and they are talking to each other.

    "The set up we have now I really hope is going to continue.

    "It is key to getting results so I am not looking to make any changes there and they have not knocked on my door and said they don't want to be here."

  7. 'I have got some targets'

    Manchester United

    Asked about what his players have made of the news, Solskjaer said: "Players want to come in and do the work, play football.

    "We had some great chats today but most of it was about Watford.

    "Now the players know I am here for longer than expected. Players that get complacent never last at this club.

    "We are looking forward, we have got to work harder. I have got some targets, I want a Man United team to be one of the hardest working, fittest teams and that will bring results."

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  8. 'What I have done as a player doesn't bother me'

    Manchester United

    More from Solskjaer: "I know we will be successful but it's about taking it step by step.

    "What I have done before as a player doesn't really bother me because I am always looking forward.

    "It was fantastic to work with the best manager in the world but now I am working here as the manager and I think that's a bigger achievement."

  9. 'We can't wait too more years for another title'

    Manchester United

    Solskjaer on his targets as Man Utd manager: "To lift the Premier League trophy again is what we expect, what we're used to, what we have done so many times.

    "We can't wait too many years but it's not going to happen overnight.

    "There are so many players that have been written about that we're interested in and I'm sure when we decide what we have to do, hopefully we'll get them by pre-season."

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    It looks like Solskjaer had his official photoshoot before speaking to the media...

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  11. Man Utd transfer targets

    Simon Stone

    BBC Sport

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is being asked a lot about potential transfer targets.

    He wants them in before the start of pre-season, which is a trip to Perth in Western Australia.

    "A lot of agents have been in touch to say their players want to come here," he said.

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    Manchester United

    Solskjaer has just been asked how he will avoid complacency after the good start he has experienced as manager.

    He said: "Players who get complacent never last at this club - or managers.

    "The players know my expectations."

  13. 'The supporters have made these three months for me unbelievable'

    Manchester United

    More from Solskjaer: "I've had some great backing from the owners and Ed (Woodward) Communication is important.

    "When you work with human beings, it's so important.

    "The supporters have made these three months for me unbelievable. Now it's up to us to keep making progress and we have to because we're too far behind where we want to be."

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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    Click play above to watch Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first news conference since being appointed Manchester United manager on a permanent basis.

    We'll continue to bring you updates.

  15. 'It's about putting a smile on people's faces'

    Manchester United

    Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: "It's about putting a smile on people's faces.

    "Whether you do that by winning games, or you go and speak to them.

    "It's creating an an environment everyone wants to be in, giving everyone in the club a responsibility. We were lucky that we were good and won the first few games which helped."

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    Solskjaer says he has dreamt about this day.

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    SMS Message: Of course OGS should be given the chance to make a success of Man Utd again after the last months. But I guess too from a PR point of view only he's putting MUFC back on the map, and with that too comes positivity in monetary and player attraction terms from Andy, Lincoln fan.
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    Manchester United

    More from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: "It's not been easy the last few days because all this has been going on but my short term focus is the next two games."

    Have you spoken to Sir Alex Ferguson: "Yes I have but I am not going to discuss what we spoke about. It's one of the first phone calls you make when things have been decided."

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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    Manchester United

    Asked if his appointment will help keep some of United's best players at the club, Solskjaer said: "To know who is the manager next season is helpful for any player.

    "We have a couple of players we are in talks with and hopefully we can get their futures sorted."

  20. Solskjaer is calm

    Simon Stone

    BBC Sport

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is perfectly at ease on the top table.

    He is dressed smartly in his club suit and red tie.

    No wonder the Manchester United hierarchy feel he is such a good fit.