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Sir Alex delighted with Solskjaer as Man Utd manager: He's keeping youth tradition alive

Manchester United icon Sir Alex Ferguson is delighted with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's work in the dugout at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils have not won the Premier League title since Sir Alex left the club in 2013.

But Ferguson is encouraged by Solskjaer's work and remains especially proud of how the Norwegian is continuing the club's tradition of giving opportunities to young players.

"Even as a young reserve, even when he was on the bench... he would take notes of the training sessions," Ferguson told the BBC.

"He had a will that he wanted to be a manager, and at a club like Manchester United, it's a result industry, without question.

"If you don't get results there's questions to be asked. He is getting the results, he really has done very well. And what is really important for this club is to introduce young people, and he's given young players a chance.

"That will always be the foundation of Manchester United, from Matt Busby, from Alex Ferguson and to what Ole is doing, the young guys, if they are good enough, play them. Never a problem at this club."

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