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Ole retires

 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has retired after failing to recover from his recurring knee injury, skysports reports. He was due to make this his final season but has been unable to recover from his long term knee injury.

Manchester United favourite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has retired due to a knee injury, according to Sky Sports.

Solskjaer will be forever remembered in United folklore for scoring the dramatic winner in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich in 1999.

That goal was one of almost 130 he scored for the Red Devils after joining from Norwegian side Molde in a £1.5million transfer 11 years ago.

He made over 360 appearances for the club, but recent seasons have been blighted by injury.

The 34-year-old did maintain a level of fitness last season, scoring 11 goals as United won the title and reached the FA Cup final.

But he did not figure during the pre-season campaign after undergoing a knee operation over the summer.

This was expected to be his final season as a player at Old Trafford, but he has now decided to announce his retirement.

He has scored 126 goals for United during his career and the stats read even better when you consider a large proportion of his appearences were made off the subs bench. It was his heroics from this position that soon earnt him the nickname of Super Sub. He will always be remembered however among United fans as 20LEGEND. One of the most likeable guys in football and guaranteed to give you 100% and one of the few who knew exactly what it meant to where the Man Utd shirt.
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