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Manchester United has sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Following the 4-1 defeat at Vicarage Road, United called an emergency board meeting.
After today’s 4-1 loss at Watford, the club has only won once in their last seven games, and the meeting was held at 7 p.m.
And we’ve got the latest on who’s in the running to take over at Old Trafford, with Zinedine Zidane, Mauricio Pochettino, and Brendan Rodgers leading the pack.
Below you’ll find all the latest Manchester United news, transfers, and rumors from Old Trafford…
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Sir Alex Ferguson is reportedly leading the charge to appoint Mauricio Pochettino as Manchester United’s next manager.
According to TalkSport, the PSG coach could be ready to return to England with United next year after five seasons at Tottenham Hotspur.
Following Saturday’s 4-1 loss at Watford, the Red Devils announced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s departure this morning.
After Solskjaer received a £7.5 million severance package, Michael Carrick will assume command of the first team.
And the Red Devils are looking for an interim manager to take over until the end of the season, with ex-United defender Laurent Blanc being mentioned.
However, the club’s board of directors is considering their options for a new permanent manager, who is expected to be appointed next summer.
Brendan Rodgers of Leicester and Erik ten Hag of Ajax are both thought to be interested, while United’s board is interested in Zinedine Zidane.
However, Mauricio Pochettino, the manager of Paris Saint-Germain and a former Spurs manager, is emerging as the new favorite.
Just hours after being sent off in Manchester United’s humiliating 4-1 defeat to Watford, captain Harry Maguire ate dinner with family and friends.
In the second half, the England international was dismissed for a rash challenge on former United midfielder Tom Cleverley.
And it came at a crucial juncture in the game, with United having just halved their deficit thanks to a goal from second-half substitute Donny van de Beek.
Watford scored two more late in the game to put the final nail in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s coffin, and the Norwegian was respectfully sacked this morning.
Maguire was out with family and friends celebrating his father’s birthday at Sheffield restaurant Beju before news of Solskjaer’s dismissal broke.
Daisy posted photos to Instagram of the group enjoying drinks and having a good time.
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Following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Derby County manager Wayne Rooney has distanced himself from the vacant Manchester United manager’s job.
Rooney expressed regret for the dismissal of his former United teammate Solskjaer, but he refused to…
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I want to give a major shout out, and a huge thank you to the living legend that is Ole Gunnar Solskjær!
Ole you are forever, Sir!
Icon! Inspiration! Hero! Legend!
Thank you Ole ❤️ @ManUtd
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 21, 2021