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Mauricio Pochettino is interested to become the new manager of Man Utd


The current PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino is showing interest to join Manchester United as a replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Man Utd has a sack their 2 and half years old manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Monday after his poor run. So, the Red Devils are looking for their new manager and successor of Ole in Old Trafford.


PSG’s boss Pochettino is the prime target of Man Utd as their next manager permanently while the Argentinian is also showing high interest to take over the job. However, right now Pochettino focusing on their Champions League match against Man City on Wednesday.


The 49-year-old Argentinian took the charge of PSG on the 2nd of January 2021 on a deal of 18 months. But after his Coupe de France title with his former Ligue 1 club PSG in the summer he extended his contract until 2023. Therefore, after his nine months of service at the capital of Paris Pochettino seems unhappy.


But it will be difficult to bring Pochettino to Old Trafford from PSG at the midseason. However, Manchester United has thinking to hire an interim coach till the end of the season. Currently, the Solskjaer assistant coach Michael Carrick is leading the side temporarily.


As Manchester United will going to play their Champions League match against Villareal on Tuesday.
Apart from Mauricio Pochettino, Manchester United has other options like former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.


Reason’s why Mauricio Pochettino could become Man Utd next boss


1. Before getting sacked by Spurs in 2018 he was the Man Utd ideal choice to be the next manager after Jose Mourinho. But due to certain circumstances, United Board has appointed Ole as their new manager. While Pochettino remains unemployed till his appointment in PSG on January 2. Therefore, the Argentinian coach has always desired to join and manage at Old Trafford.

2. The 49-year-old former Spurs manager is not looking satisfied at the France Capital as per the reports. Pochettino is staying at a hotel and his family remain in London.

3. Mauricio Pochettino is the only manager on the list that has extensive English league experience. As he already led Tottenham to the final of the Premier League in 2019 which was quite impressive.

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