English Premiership

Solskjaer set for the axe

2014-09-18 12:13
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (AFP)
Cape Town - Former Manchester United player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is on the verge of being sacked as manager of Cardiff City.

The Times report that an announcement is imminent that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be relieved of his duties as boss of Cardiff City.

After just nine months in charge and after seeing the club relegated from the English Premiership, a slow start to the 2014/15 Championship season has cost Solskjaer his job at Cardiff City.

Cardiff have won just two of their opening seven games and lie in 17th spot on the Championship log.

Solskaer reportedly missed training on Wednesday to have talks with the club's chairman.

Tony Pulis, who left Crystal Palace earlier this season, is the favourite to take on the role once Solskjaer's exit is confirmed.

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