Manchester United have reportedly contacted Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers as they appear to swap Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The 20-time champions of England relieved the Norwegian of his duties on Sunday early morning, fewer than 24 hrs immediately after an uncomfortable 4-1 defeat at Watford extended United’s slump to 4 losses in the very last 5 Leading League outings.
United have positioned Michael Carrick in interim charge but, according to The Sunshine, are transferring quickly to appoint a new lasting manager and have built make contact with with Rodgers.
Brendan Rodgers has evidently been approached by Manchester United to exchange Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Previous Trafford
The Norwegian was sacked on Sunday with United in the center of a dismal operate of sort
The report provides the Old Trafford hierarchy would be ready to fork out Leicester £8 million in compensation to lure the 48-12 months-old away from the King Power Stadium.
Talking forward of Leicester’s match from Chelsea on Friday, Rodgers reported it was ‘really disrespectful’ to request him to remark on the rumours linking him with the United position.
‘There’s two items. For starters it is really disrespectful to ask the query when you have a supervisor in spot, a superior supervisor and a excellent man, who is functioning hard at the club,’ he said.
‘Secondly I are unable to truly remark on it, because it is not a little something that is real.
Rodgers explained speculation linking him with the Manchester United work ‘is not real’
PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino is also on United’s shortlist to exchange Solskjaer
As is previous Authentic Madrid supervisor Zinedine Zidane, who is seemingly not eager on United
‘I am in this article as the Leicester Town manager, very pleased to be listed here, privileged to be below and completely fully commited to the players, the club, the ownership.
‘That’s about it, all the other noise all around that is anything we cannot management.’
By Sunday night, even so, bookmakers experienced put in the former Liverpool manager as the favourite to replace Solskjaer at Aged Trafford.
At 7/2 Rodgers led the list of candidates with Betfair, in advance of previous Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane and PSG supervisor Mauricio Pochettino, a 5/1 and 6/1 shot respectively.
As claimed by Sportsmail, the latter would be completely ready to stop PSG and return to the Premier League because he is disappointed in the French funds.
The former Tottenham boss is claimed to be frustrated at controlling a dressing-home with major egos like Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe and lives in a hotel in Paris, though his spouse and children remain in London.
According to BBC Sport, meanwhile, Zidane ‘is not intrigued in taking over’ at Outdated Trafford, regardless of staying approached by the club.
Ajax boss Erik 10 Hag and previous Red Bull Leipzig supervisor Ralf Rangnick are also considered to be on United’s shortlist.
Very first group mentor Michael Carrick (center) will swap Solskjaer for the next game titles right before the club appoints an interim coach for the relaxation of the season
In a assertion saying Solskjaer’s departure, United verified they were searching to appoint an interim supervisor until eventually the finish of the season. Carrick, however, is envisioned to take demand of games against Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday and Chelsea in the Leading League 4 times later.
‘Ole leaves with our sincerest many thanks for his tireless endeavours as supervisor and our incredibly greatest needs for the long run,’ the statement read.
‘His location in the club’s background will normally be safe, not just for his story as a player, but as a good guy and a manager who gave us lots of fantastic moments. He will permanently be welcome again at Outdated Trafford as component of the Manchester United spouse and children.
‘Michael Carrick will now get charge of the group for forthcoming video games, even though the club appears to be like to appoint an interim manager to the conclude of the year.’