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Saturday, April 01, 2006

Solskjaer signs new deal

Norwegian forward Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new two-year deal with Manchester United, and the manager Sir Alex Ferguson us happy about it.

Solksjaer is 33, and he's been out of competition for the most part of three seasons. He is currently recovering from a broken cheekbone.

However, a Manchester United statement said: "Manchester United is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. "The deal will see Ole stay at the club until June 2008."

It's fair to say that Solskjaer is a hugely popular figure at the club following his goal that won the 1999 European Cup for United and has fought his way back from two serious knee injuries.

Indeed, Alex Ferguson said: "I am delighted that Ole has signed a new two-year deal.