Shock studies have emerged claiming Mauricio Pochettino is on Manchester United’s radar as a possible alternative for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
In accordance with the Each day Star, Ed Woodward is not going to sack the Norwegian throughout the present worldwide break, however he needs to see a serious upturn in outcomes or he might be out of the door sooner reasonably than later.
Pochettino, the previous Tottenham supervisor, is claimed to have already been sounded out by the membership ought to the job grow to be out there, though United keep they’re totally behind Solskjaer.
The Argentine is extensively seen as one of many prime coaches in world soccer for his spectacular work at White Hart Lane, the place he steered the Lilywhites to a primary Champions League ultimate and a number of prime 4 finishes.
Solskjaer was given credit score for steering the Pink Devils to a third-place end within the Premier League final season in opposition to the percentages.
The January arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting galvanised the membership to a robust end during which Champions League soccer was delivered for the present marketing campaign.
Nevertheless, the environment has shortly turned bitter on the membership following United’s disastrous begin to the 2020/21 marketing campaign.
Solskjaer’s aspect had been humbled by Crystal Palace at Previous Trafford of their season opener and thankfully scraped previous Brighton within the subsequent match earlier than they had been dealt one of many worst ends in their historical past final weekend with a 6-1 dwelling defeat to Spurs.
Former coach Rene Meulensteen branded the staff ‘rudderless’ and their efficiency ‘unacceptable’ and claimed their greatest drawback was forgetting certainly one of iconic supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson’s fundamental teachings – to have urgency, drive and battle.
“It’s unacceptable for a prime staff that must be difficult for trophies and Premier Leagues,” Fergie’s former quantity two informed the talkSPORT Breakfast.
“It’s unusual actually, as a result of United did very well once they got here out of lockdown, they had been sturdy up entrance and so they didn’t concede plenty of objectives.
“You assume they’re transferring in the suitable course and so they get into three semi-finals, however I feel dropping all three of these semi-finals have had a big effect.
“One thing unusual has occurred for a staff to lose by so many objectives.
“However the greatest unacceptable issues I that there isn’t a urgency, no drive, no combating spirit, since you can not win video games solely on the standard soccer.
“Sir Alex Ferguson would all the time emphasise it, work onerous and compete, they’re the most important qualities that get you success, and I didn’t see any of that yesterday.”