Leeds United boss Rosler holds gratitude to Manchester United hero

A look at Leeds boss Uwe Rosler's comments about his struggles to land a job in England.

Uwe Rosler is busy preparing for a huge season at Leeds United, his third job in management in English football.

At his opening press conference executive director Adam Pearson told LUTV that Rosler beat off 'hundreds' of hopefuls for the position, but his success at landing a job was not always so fortunate.

A year ago Rosler explained, as reported The Express, that it was only thanks to a former Manchester United hero that he landed his first job in England.

The German managed previously at Brentford and subsequently Wigan, but before that he was making a name for himself in Norway.

He claims it was only thanks to a recommendation from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that he ended up with the Brentford job, which led him to where he is now.

He said: "I put a lot of CVs and applications in to certain clubs and didn’t even get an interview.

“One club gave me the answer back, Walsall, they thanked me for applying for the job. I was very frustrated to not even get an interview when my CV was pretty good.

"Without Ole’s Gunnar’s help how difficult would it have been to get my foot on the ladder in England? No chance."

Solskjaer replaced Rosler at Molde after a short and successful spell there from the current Leeds boss, 

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