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Solskjaer confirmed as new Cardiff boss

New Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Sir Alex Ferguson did not try to talk him out of working with controversial owner Vincent Tan.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer poses with Cardiff City's home shirt after being confirmed as the club's new manager on ThursdayOle Gunnar Solskjaer poses with Cardiff City’s home shirt after being confirmed as the club’s new manager on Thursday

Speaking at a press conference after being officially appointed on Thursday afternoon, the former Manchester United striker said: ‘I had good contact with the gaffer (Sir Alex Ferguson).  He has wished me the best and has given me good advice. I had a good conversation with him.  ‘Absolute nonsense (that Ferguson tried to talk him out of it). I had a good chat with Mehmet (Dalman, the chairman). They want me to be in charge of the football. I don’t need more confirmation than seeing the players yesterday.

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