Here at Anytime football, we look at some of the players who could benefit from the Norwegian’s departure and some who might struggle in his absence.
Donny Van de Beek
The Dutch international midfielder has barely played under the Norwegian and he will be hoping to stake a claim in the starting lineup under the new manager now.
Solskjaer’s departure has certainly handed him a new lease of life at Manchester United and it remains to be seen whether the midfielder can hold down a regular starting berth in the coming months.
The centre back has fallen down the pecking order at Manchester United and a managerial change could give him the opportunity he needs to prove his worth at Old Trafford.
Manchester United paid a substantial amount of money to lure him away from Borussia Dortmund but the England international winger has not been a regular starter under Solskjaer.
There is no doubt that Jadon Sancho has world-class potential and he will be hoping to impress the new manager and hold down a regular starting berth now.
The Brazilian midfielder has been quite underwhelming but he had the backing of the Norwegian manager and he was a regular starter for Manchester United.
The England international is the most expensive Manchester United defender of all time but he has been quite poor this season.
The former Leicester City star might be struggling with injury issues but his performances do not warrant his place in the starting lineup. Solskjaer kept playing him in recent weeks even though he produced error-prone displays.
If the likes of Eric Bailly can improve in the coming weeks, Maguire’s starting berth could be under threat.