Writer: Mike Field
Date:Tuesday May 22 2012
Twitter has gone slightly mad again tonight following the earlier news that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was meeting with Rokke, the owner of Molde's main sponsors.
It appears his wife and his agent were again in tow, and they were treated to yet another private jet trip to meet with the Aker owner.
Most recently it appears TV2 are reporting that sources close to Villa (why us and not sources close to OGS I don't know) have suggested that OGS either has been, or will shortly be, offered the position of our managerial hotseat.
As ever with speculation it could turn out to be nothing, but there is certainly a wave being ridden when it comes to Ole now with the majority of fans clearly behind welcoming him to B6.
In other news it appears Morten Gamst Pedersen has either been interviewed or tweeted saying:
'You don't say no to an offer from Aston Villa.'
So everybody is in a little bit of a frenzy now.
If anything happens I'll update this article, failing that and if you're like me and don't use social media - our Forum Thread on the baby faced assassin, is a reliable and excitable way of keeping up with the speculation.
Birmingham Mail are now reporting that they understand that Ole has pulled out of being in the frame to become our manager.
There are no quotes attributed, and this does contradict an earlier tweet from Norwegian journalists that Ole refused to confirm whether he would be at Molde next season.
I'll let you make your own minds up here.
All good fun this. Dagladet are now carrying quotes from Ole after the meeting and have him quoted as saying:
"We have had a very pleasant conversation. It has been a nice evening of good food. We will soon announce how it will be in the future, we will soon announce."
It appears the phrasing is what set Twitter off earlier about him being offered the job, simply because he refuses to answer simply with - I will be staying at Molde.
Again, read into it as you will.
Neil Moxley (Daily Mail) has just tweeted that the club have confirmed that Ole has removed himself from the running for the managers seat, stating that the club have given a briefing confirming it. Quotes if I can find them to be added.
.The Vital Villa on:
Vital Villa on:
Join Vital Villa
It's easy to REGISTER, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Date:Tuesday May 22 2012
Vlaar - We Still Need A Win (Saturday April 19 2014)
Lambert Hails Huge Southampton Point (Saturday April 19 2014)
U21 Manchester City Clash Set (Saturday April 19 2014)
Stats: Aston Villa v Southampton (Saturday April 19 2014)
Do Villa Need Another Point To Be Safe? (Friday April 18 2014)
Something For The Weekend (459) (Friday April 18 2014)
Lawro Fence Sitting - Doom Returns For Mystic Mug (Friday April 18 2014)
How Many Points Will Villa Get To End Of Season? (Friday April 18 2014)
Deeney In, Helenius Out? (Thursday April 17 2014)
Lambert Upbeat Ahead Of Saints Clash (Thursday April 17 2014)
|1.||Pride of Lions||904|
|6.||Villan Of The North||203|
|Crystal Palace||1||-||0||Aston Villa|
|Man Utd||4||-||1||Aston Villa|
|12. West Ham||35||10||7||18||-10||37|
|14. Hull City||33||10||6||17||-6||36|
|15. Aston Villa||34||9||8||17||-14||35|
|Duo In PFA Nominations
» Southampton : 19/04/2014 20:53:00
|Pulis - We Don't Get The Credit We Deserve
» Crystal Palace : 19/04/2014 20:34:00
|Ole - Soft Penalty Galvanised Us
» Cardiff : 19/04/2014 20:12:00
|The Irony Of It All!
» Chelsea : 19/04/2014 19:53:00
|Vlaar - We Still Need A Win
» Aston Villa : 19/04/2014 19:50:00
|Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2
» Chelsea : 19/04/2014 19:47:00
|Lambert Hails Huge Southampton Point
» Aston Villa : 19/04/2014 19:45:00