Manchester United are focusing on former Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Mauricio Pochettino to interchange Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The Argentinean is at the moment in cost at Paris Saint-Germain, having left Spurs in 2019.
In keeping with Sky Sports activities Information, the 49-year-old is the Manchester club‘s prime goal.
Former participant Michael Carrick is taking cost of the squad till an interim coach is appointed.
Pochettino at the moment has simply over a 12 months left on his contract at PSG.
Sky Sports activities pundit Gary Neville mentioned: “I feel Mauricio Pochettino – though he’d by no means say it – would go away to return to Man Utd on a five-year deal tomorrow.
“He’d have a look at that group of gamers, he’d have a look at the membership and he’d realise he’d in all probability have the ability to obtain greater than he desires at Man Utd by way of a venture.
“At PSG you might be on season by season, ‘you have to win the Champions League otherwise you’re out’- sort of mannequin. I do not assume that fits Pochettino. I feel he would completely come to Man Utd on a five-year deal, with backing behind him.”
One other goal for United is Ajax supervisor Erik ten Hag – though he signed a brand new contract with the Amsterdam crew earlier this 12 months.
Regardless of this, Sky Sports activities Information has been instructed Ten Hag could be “100% ” in taking up in Manchester.
Neville says United are proper to be cautious about who they rent – with some followers pissed off the membership waited to sack Solskjaer and missed out on Antonio Conte.
Conte – who gained the Premier League with Chelsea in 2017 – was recently appointed manager at Spurs.
Former United captain Neville mentioned: “There’s been nobody obtainable within the final three or 4 weeks when this has come to a head that you would have given a three-and-a-half-year contract to.
“I’ve obtained little doubt about Antonio Conte’s high quality as a supervisor, however this membership would not appoint him. Man Metropolis would not appoint him.
“They would not appoint Jose Mourinho.
“Man Utd have had that have of appointing what could be a ‘hit job’ supervisor they usually’re not going to do it – he was by no means going to be appointed.
“They’ve to verify they get the following one proper, if meaning being affected person for six months to attend for managers to change into obtainable on the finish of the season.”