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BREAKING: Solskjaer on the brink of being sacked

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Credit: PA

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in London for talks over his future with the club, ITV Wales understands. He is speaking to the club's chairman. It comes after Tuesday's one nil defeat to Middlesbrough. Solskjaer has admitted the performance was not good enough.

We just did not get going. Our first attack looked promising and then we got countered and conceded.

We didn't need to do that in the first few minutes, we wanted to go and turn things around from losing to Norwich on Saturday and that knocked our confidence.

We want to prove we are better than we showed against Norwich and it never happened.

The first half was very poor, we got more second balls in the second half and we pushed them back, but we did not create any moments of quality to open them up which was very disappointing.

– Ole Gunnar Solskjaer


"I'm loving it" says Ole on life as Cardiff manager

Solskjaer looking for points this weekend to avoid relegation. Credit: PA

Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is glad he ignored Steve Bruce's advice to avoid a career in coaching.

The two former Manchester United favourites come face-to-face for the first time on Saturday in a match that's a big chance to bank three important points in the league relegation battle.

"I don't really know Brucey that well because he left before I came to United, but we've met a few times," said Solskjaer. "I remember he said to me a few years ago about management 'don't even think about it because it's too stressful'.

"But I enjoy it, I love it. You could have an easy life - it's not like you have to work because you've made your money - but that's not me."

Cardiff will once again be looking to another player with Manchester United connections, Wilfried Zaha, for inspiration this weekend.

The England winger made just two league appearances under Moyes before being sent to Cardiff and Solskjaer has been impressed with his reaction to the move.

"Wilf has had a period, probably for the first time, where he's not played regularly. There are two ways you can look at that - feel sorry for yourself and give up or reflect on what you need to do to get better. He's come in here really bright in training and took on board what we've said."

Solskjaer signs second Norweigan at Cardiff

Cardiff City have confirmed the signing of a second Norweigan international since Ole Gunnar Solksjaer took over as manger.

18-year-old midfielder Mats Moller Daehli has joined for an undisclosed fee.

Daehli is rated as one of Norway's best young players. Credit: Pete Thomas / Cardiff City FC

He worked with countryman Solskjaer at Manchester United, and again at Molde.

Daehli has won two caps for Norway.

He joins Magnus Wolff Eikrem, who made his debut in defeat to West Ham this afternoon, in South Wales.

Solskjaer talks to ITV News about FA Cup Newcastle win

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer couldn't have hoped for his first game in charge of Cardiff City to have gone any better, after his side came from behind to beat Newcastle United in the third round of the FA Cup.

Cardiff City will find out who their fourth round opponents will be live on ITV at 2pm today.

After the match, Solskjaer spoke to our Sports Reporter Nick Hartley.


FA Cup a 'chance to build momentum' says Solskjaer

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces his first game in charge this weekend against Newcastle in the FA Cup. Speaking at the pre-match press conference, he said "every game is important" and the FA Cup was a chance to build momentum.

Solskjaer said he's played at St James's Park and he's looking forward to the atmosphere there. He also shared a joke about his past playing with Cardiff striker Fraizer Campbell.

Solskjaer leads first Cardiff training session

Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held his first training session as manager this morning. The Bluebirds travel to Newcastle tomorrow in the FA Cup.

Solskjaer took his first training session as manager of Cardiff City this morning Credit: ITV News
Solskjaer's first game as manager will be away to Newcastle United in the FA Cup Credit: ITV News
Craig Bellamy and Solskjaer at this morning's training session Credit: ITV News

Solskjaer prepares for first match as Cardiff City manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was named as the club's new manager yesterday Credit: PA

New Cardiff City Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is preparing for his first day in his new role.

The former Manchester United striker was named as the club's new manager yesterday.

He'll lead the Bluebirds when they take on Newcastle United in the FA cup tomorrow.

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