Man United News: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Marcus Rashford, Phil Jones


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer met the media on Friday, ahead of the weekend Premier League fixture at Fulham FC. It’s a very news-filled day, beyond just what Solskjaer had to say, so let’s dive right into the round-up. For Hunting Picks, please check out this website.

Phil Jones, a darling of social media most times that he takes to the pitch, has been a regular first-teamer under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. He’s definitely a part of United’s long-term plans, and as such has now been rewarded with a contract extension. He’s now contracted to stay at United until 2023, with an option for an additional year.


“I am delighted to have signed a new contract. Manchester United has been a big part of my life for eight years and I love everything about this club,” Jones said in regards to his being a newly minted man.

“I am excited about the challenges that lie ahead of us as we prepare for a very busy period in the season. I would like to thank Ole and the coaching staff for their continued support in my development.”

Elsewhere, Solskajer and striker Marcus Rashford have won the Premier League monthly awards for manager and player respectively.

Here are photos of both proudly brandishing their trophies on the United official Twitter account:

Manchester United at Fulham FYIs

Kick-off: Saturday February 9, Craven Cottage, 12:30pm (BST), 7:30am (EST),

Odds via Betfair: United 13/20, Draw 16/5, Fulham 9/2

Google Result Probability: United win 59%, draw 23%, Fulham win 18%

MUFC Starting XI Prediction: go to this link

Prediction: United 3, Fulham 0

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, a former writer for NBC and Chicago, regularly appears as a guest pundit on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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