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Berbatov predicts Prem job for Man Utd caretaker Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will land a Premier League job if Manchester United decide making him their permanent manager.

The Norwegian has won his first five games in charge of United since taking on the role of caretaker manager last month.

And former Red Devils star Dimitar Berbatov has seen enough to be convinced of Solskjaer's top-flight pedigree.

He told the Mirror: "If United keep going like this – and there's no reason why they will stop performing – the job will surely be his.

"He's doing a great job. By the end of the season, as long as they keep playing like this, they should give him the job whether or not they finish in the top four.

"If they don't, I'm sure that another Premier League team will give him the job. He's making his name once again in the top-flight and it's great for him.

"When a club legend becomes your manager, he automatically gets the attention of the players, purely because he had been there and done that.

"When you are in the position of Ole, having scored so many goals and won so many trophies, he gets the attention.

"He doesn't need to yell or scream to prove anything, he just gets it.

"From that point on, he needs to show them that they need to trust him, that he knows what he's doing and, judging by the results and the way they play, it's obviously working."

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