OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER might land a seven-figure bonus by main Manchester United to the Champions League within the subsequent few weeks.
The Outdated Trafford chief’s contract has numerous incentives, together with one for restoring the membership into Uefa’s prime competitors.
Solskjaer is believed to earn lower than half of the £15million a yr that his predecessor Jose Mourinho raked in.
However the Norwegian could make up a few of the distinction by hitting targets.
And the 47-year-old nonetheless has probability of claiming the money for reaching the Champions League going into Venture Restart subsequent week.
When the Premier League was halted again in mid-March, his Purple Devils have been in fifth place — three factors behind Chelsea in fourth.
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Their first two matches after the restart are in opposition to rivals for the highest locations — Tottenham and Sheffield United.
Past that, although, they’ve a beneficial run-in and are on an 11-match unbeaten run.
Even when they miss out within the Premier League, they’re among the many favourites to land a spot by successful the Europa League.
However Man Utd’s return suffered one thing of a dent on Friday as they misplaced one in all their two friendlies with West Brom.
Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba have been paired collectively for the primary time – however that occurred to be the one-hour recreation they misplaced.
Fernandes scored and missed a penalty within the 2-1 defeat.
United’s first aggressive recreation again can be a visit to Tottenham, with Spurs additionally dropping their pleasant with Norwich 2-1 on Friday.