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Solskjaer: I turned down Norway job offer

February 23, 2009
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed he turned down the chance to become Norway coach following the recent resignation of Aage Hareide.

Hareide stepped down from the post in December after the team failed to win a single match in 2008.

Former striker Solskjaer confirmed he was offered the job by the Norwegian FA (NFF) soon after Hareide's departure, but turned it down because of his role as reserve-team coach at Manchester United.

''I didn't think it was the right time ...

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