Cape Town - Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar
Solskjaer revealed he and club legend Sir Alex Ferguson are not as close as
The Norwegian is at the helm of a ship that has done an
about turn, with United winning seven from seven under Solskjaer. While he did
admit to seeking advice when he first took over, Solskjaer indicated that
Ferguson is not the hidden architect of United’s form.
"We don't speak weekly," revealed Solskjaer on Sky
"I haven't spoken to him many times. He has been in to
visit us just once - he has been to see [former player, Giuseppe] Rossi once.
"The influence is more my 15 years under him. He is 77,
it is not fair to him either is it?
"Part of the history of the club is that you get
setbacks. It was not just glory days with Sir Alex either. That is just the way
we are, that we bounce back and hopefully we move up the table. That is key to
"The past three managers have passed on so much
knowledge that the players know they will have it in the locker because every
day is an experience."
The Red Devils are currently in sixth on the Premier League
table but tied with Arsenal on 44 points.