By Max Winters For Mailonline
Published: 10:28 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 11:28 GMT, 1 January 2019
Even Ole Gunnar Solskjaer probably didn't think his first three games in charge of Manchester United would have gone so well.
In less than two weeks he has removed the shackles crippling the players under Jose Mourinho and instilled a confidence that has helped United win his three matches with an aggregate scoreline of 12-3.
The evidence of Solskjaer's turnaround is not just visible on the pitch either with statistics proving the Norwegian has transformed the Red Devils in almost every area of the pitch.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won his three matches as Manchester United caretaker with ease
Paul Pogba and his United team-mates celebrate their first goal in the win over Bournemouth
Solskjaer said on his return to the club that he wanted to restore the offensive brand of football that United were once synonymous with.
Under his management, they have so far scored an average of four goals per game whereas they were only managing 1.7 per game this season under Mourinho.
The attacking improvement is also visible in the total number of shots and shots on target. United have managed 14.7 shots in all of their comfortable victories over Cardiff, Huddersfield and Bournemouth, of which nine have been on target.
That compares to 12.7 under Mourinho, while just six of those where on target as United struggled to produce any sort of fluidity in the final stages of the