Despite finishing the season without a trophy and rounding off the campaign with an abject defeat by Villarreal in the Europa League final, Manchester United are to give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a new deal.
The Telegraph report that the Norwegian will open talks with United over a fresh three-year extension, with his current contract set to expire next year.
Man United hierarchy remain convinced that the 48-year-old is the man for the job after an improved season and second place finish in the Premier League.
To make the next step and challenge champions Manchester City, while also competing in the Champions League, there is recognition that new additions are needed.
And United are preparing to back the manager in the transfer market.
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