MAURICIO POCHETTINO ‘CONTINUES TO BE MAN UNITED’S NO 1 ALTERNATIVE AS SUPERVISOR’ IN THE EVENT THAT THEY SACK OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER, REPORT CLAIMS, WITH THE PSG BOSS ‘EXTREMELY RATED’ BY MEMBERSHIP LEGEND SIR ALEX FERGUSON
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is below stress after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to Liverpool
- Manchester United will preserve the struggling Norwegian boss for now
- Mauricio Pochettino has been linked to United a number of occasions lately
- The Paris Saint-Germain boss is reportedly ‘nonetheless United’s best choice’
- Pochettino is very rated by United’s legendary supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson
Mauricio Pochettino is ‘nonetheless Manchester United's primary alternative’ to take the supervisor’s place ought to they finally sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The United supervisor has by no means been below extra stress following their humiliating 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday.
Pochettino has been linked with the job previously however has been managing PSG since January.
Mauricio Pochettino (proper) is reportedly nonetheless Manchester United’s best choice in the event that they resolve to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
The Day by day star have reported that United nonetheless take into account Pochettino to be their best choice regardless of the very fact he already has a prime job.
It is stated that United initially needed Solskjaer to ‘bridge to the hole’ between Jose Mourinho and Pochettino at Previous Trafford.
That was till United’s memorable win over PSG within the Champions League in 2019 helped earn the interim boss the job completely.
The United boss will likely be given extra time regardless of Sunday’s embarrassing defeat, with the Day by day Star stating that this may give them extra likelihood to gauge the supply of Pochettino – somebody who is very rated by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sportsmail beforehand reported that United — who gave Solskjaer a brand new three-year contract over the summer season — have been planning to evaluate the 48-year-old’s place in December.
Solskjaer’s place has by no means been below extra scrutiny after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to Liverpool
Sir Alex Ferguson is an enormous fan of Pochettino who beforehand managed Tottenham
The galling give up at Previous Trafford has, nevertheless, accelerated that course of. Talks between co-chairman Joel Glazer, Ed Woodward and managing director Richard Arnold occurred on Monday.
United had not been ready for such a dire run of outcomes, with Solskjaer’s facet shedding 5 of their final 9 video games.
The membership’s board has up to now resisted the requires change, with the Norwegian anticipated to stay in cost at Spurs. Ferguson and former chairman Martin Edwards visited Carrington on Tuesday afternoon, with United insisting the pair have been attending a pre-planned dedication.
It is reported United deliberate to pursue Pochettino earlier than giving Solskjaer the everlasting job after their well-known win over PSG
But Solskjaer now faces three enormous video games — Tottenham, a Champions League conflict at Atalanta after which the derby in opposition to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester Metropolis — that look prone to decide his prospects.
Some gamers have privately raised concern over the tempo of periods and imagine they’re being persistently outsmarted tactically by opponents.
Glazer, based mostly in Florida, has been watching developments with curiosity however senior United sources have been adamant final night time that no approaches for potential successors had been made after Antonio Conte, the previous Chelsea boss, expressed an curiosity in a transfer.
Former Liverpool and present Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, together with Ajax’s Erik ten Hag have additionally been linked to the function ought to it develop into obtainable.