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Roy Keane returns to Instagram to post smiling selfie with Solskjaer

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Roy Keane returns to Instagram for the first time in nearly TWO YEARS as he posts smiling selfie with former Man United team-mate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer… and makes cheeky request!Roy Keane returned to Instagram for the first time in two years on Thursday He posted a selfie of himself with former team-mate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer What is going on?! Why should players take stick from fans after they’ve lost? – Listen to the It’s All Kicking Off podcastBy Sam Brookes Published: 23:41 GMT, 7 March 2024 | Updated: 00:13 GMT, 8 March 2024 Roy Keane made a shock return to Instagram on Thursday to post a smiling selfie with his former Manchester United team-mate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.The ex-United captain joined Instagram in early 2021 and quickly gathered a following of more than two million followers, but he left the social media platform in May 2022.However, after almost two years away, he was back on Instagram on Thursday, and marked his return with a picture of him and Solskjaer beaming as they sat beside each other on a boat. Keane has become known for his dry sense of humour, and opted to put in a cheeky request as his caption by writing: ‘DM us if you’re looking to hire a manager’.Keane has made no secret of his desire to move back into management, but has not held a role for 13 years after leaving Ipswich Town in 2011. Roy Keane returned to Instagram to post a smiling selfie with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and called for people to DM the pair for any managerial opportunities Keane has not managed a team for 13 years after previously coaching Sunderland and Ipswich He previously led Sunderland to promotion to the Premier League, and subsequently went on to work with the Republic of Ireland as an assistant to Martin O’Neill.The 52-year-old has expressed interest in taking the top job with the national team, but Republic of Ireland appointed another former United player, John O’Shea, as their interim head coach last week.Meanwhile, Solskjaer has also been away from the dugout for over two years since departing Old Trafford.Having coached Molde and Cardiff City, Solskjaer was appointed United manager on an interim basis in December 2018 following the sacking of Jose Mourinho, and later that season took the full-time job after impressing in his opening months back at the club.Solskjaer – a United legend thanks to his Champions League-winning goal in 1999 – led the club to consecutive top-three finishes in 2020 and 2021, but the Red Devils were unable to win a trophy as they lost in the Europa League final to Villarreal on penalties. Solskjaer is also keen to return to management having been away from the dugout since leaving Man United in November 2021After a dismal start to the 2021-22 season, Solskjaer was relieved of his duties in November 2021.He is also keen to get back on the touchline, and has revealed that he has turned down multiple jobs since his United exit.Solskjaer spoke openly about his struggles at United during a recent appearance on the Stick to Football podcast, brought to you by Sky Bet, as he reflected on his decision to sign Cristiano Ronaldo, his tactical approach in big matches and dealing with ‘Gen Z’ players.The Norwegian coach insisted he had learned some key lessons from his time at Old Trafford, and is determined to do things his own way in his next managerial role. 

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