Mauricio Pochettino contacted by Manchester United over changing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly been contacted by Manchester United within the aftermath of their 6-1 Premier League defeat to Tottenham Hotspur over the weekend.

In keeping with an unique from The Every day Star, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s job as head coach will not be underneath speedy hazard, however in outcomes proceed to be underwhelming, Manchester United are beginning to put contingencies in place.

The weekend’s 6-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur has led to recent questions over Solskjaer’s suitability for the Manchester United job. Captain Harry Maguire and his defence crumbled as Tottenham put six targets previous Manchester United, and it might properly have been extra, on the stability of play.

Solskjaer led Manchester United to 3rd place within the Premier League final season, however has seen the brand new marketing campaign started in chaotic vogue. Manchester United have misplaced their first two dwelling video games, and have solely win of their three video games to date.

Even that win was a tad lucky, as they received out of jail with a A centesimal-minute Bruno Fernandes penalty towards Brighton, who hit the woodwork 5 instances over the course of the match.

Manchester United have conceded 11 targets of their three video games, and that may be a clear signal that the alarm bells are ringing for Solskjaer.

Manchester United seemingly to provide Solskjaer a minimum of yet one more month

Manchester United are said to have contacted Mauricio Pochettino recently
Manchester United are mentioned to have contacted Mauricio Pochettino just lately

Manchester United govt vice-chairman Ed Woodward is unlikely to tug the set off on Solkjaer over the course of the worldwide break, however is claimed to be involved about current outcomes.

Woodward has lengthy been a fan of Pochettino, with the Argentine even mentioned to have been a candidate to switch Jose Mourinho, when he was sacked by Manchester United, earlier than Solskjaer ultimately took the job.

If Woodward does relieve Solskjaer of his duties as head coach, it’ll result in Manchester United appointing their fifth full-time supervisor of the post-Sir Alex Ferguson period.

Each David Moyes and Jose Mourinho have been sacked halfway via a season, whereas Louis van Gaal was relieved of his duties on the finish of the 2015-16 season.

Woodward and Manchester United are underneath immense stress to show their outcomes round instantly, particularly with the switch window not precisely going to plan. Their no.1 goal Jadon Sancho has stayed put at Borussia Dortmund, and there’s a sense that Manchester United have probably not pushed on like they need to have.

With Pochettino out there free of charge now, Woodward is able the place he might act instantly, and appoint a head coach with the expertise of doing properly each domestically and in European competitors.

Printed 06 Oct 2020, 12:31 IST

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