Eight managers linked with Manchester United job


With Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino reportedly ready to quit his job in order to take charge of Manchester United, here are eight managers who could become Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's replacement at Old Trafford. 

On Sunday, the United board officially made the decision to part ways with the Norwegian tactician following weeks of speculation about his future at the club.

Scroll through the gallery above to see eight managers linked with the vacant United managerial role, according to various reports

The Red Devils' 4-1 defeat to promoted side Watford on Saturday proved the final nail in the coffin, with the club announcing less than 24 hours later that Solskjaer had left his role as manager. 

In a statement, the Premier League giants revealed that Michael Carrick would take charge of the team for the upcoming games until an interim manager is appointed to lead the side until the end of the season. 

The vacant managerial role has sparked a flurry of rumours, with the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Brendan Rodgers among those said to be among those being considered to fill the position.

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On Monday morning, the Daily Mail reported that PSG manager Pochettino, who is said to be unhappy in Paris as his family is still based in London, is now prepared to quit his job with the Ligue 1 giants in favour of stepping into the helm at Old Trafford. 

Ajax Amsterdam boss Erik ten Hag, Spain head coach Luis Enrique and Sevilla manager Julen Lopetegui are reportedly also in the running for the job – click through the gallery up top to see who else is in line for the role.

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