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Solskjaer says it is the perfect time for Manchester United to play PSG

Solskjaer says it is the perfect time for Manchester United to play PSG Photograph:( Reuters )

Reuters Manchester, UK Feb 12, 2019, 03.56 PM (IST)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Monday (February 11) that now is the perfect time for Manchester United to face Paris St Germain in their Champions League round-of-16 clash.

Solskjaer took over as caretaker manager following the sacking of Jose Mourinho in December and United have secured 10 wins in 11 games under his charge, their latest victory a 3-0 win at Fulham on Saturday.

United brought in Solskjaer as caretaker until the end of the season when they will make a decision on the next permanent manager.

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When the draw was made for this fixture, Solskjaer was still at his Norwegian club Molde but now he has the chance to savour a big European night at Old Trafford.

As a player under Alex Ferguson, Solskjaer enjoyed many such nights -- including grabbing the stoppage-time winner in the 1999 final against Bayern Munich in Barcelona.

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United brought in Solskjaer as caretaker until the end of the season when they will make a decision on the next permanent manager.