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David Beckham reveals Man Utd players ‘love’ Solskjaer and he now calls old team-mate ‘boss’

DAVID BECKHAM has revealed that the Manchester United players 'love' manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Norwegian took charge of the Red Devils after Jose Mourinho was sacked in December 2018.

And while he has enjoyed mixed fortunes during his two years in charge so far, Beckham insists he remains a popular figure in the dressing room.

He said: "Ole has done really well, he is loved by the fans and the players.

"He is respected because of what he has done in his career and even in difficult times he has performed and given everyone at United hope.

"I wished him a happy birthday the other day and called him boss. He doesn’t call me that - but I might ask him to."

Beckham and Solskjaer were teammates for seven years at Man Utd between 1996 and 2003.

Their greatest achievement came in 1999 when they won the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League.

And it was Beckham's corner which led to Solskjaer's famous goal in the Champions League final to clinch European glory against Bayern Munich.

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As boss of United, Solskjaer has been praised for improving the team this season.

The Red Devils currently sit second in the Premier League table, 13 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City.

They are also into the last 16 of the Europa League and sixth round of the FA Cup.

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