Newcastle United are reportedly eyeing a move for Ajax Amsterdam manager Eric Ten Hag as per the report in Daily Mail, and few Manchester United fans are fuming about the speculation.
Following an agonizing defeat against Liverpool, the Old Trafford faithful are raising their voices for a managerial change and previous reports were suggesting that the Red Devils hierarchy were considering sacking the manager as few players have started questioning about the manager’s tactics.
Antonio Conte, Zinedine Zidane, Eric Ten Hag and Brandon Rodgers were all linked with a move to the record Premier League champions.
However, the club have decided to keep faith in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the moment and reportedly Sir Alex Ferguson was the driving force to give the Norwegian more time.
Meanwhile, according to Daily Mail, Newcastle United who have a vacancy in the managerial position are looking to appoint Eric Ten Hag and make him the third highest-paid manager in the Premier League. Having known this speculation, the Manchester United fans are envious of the fellow English club and started to show disappointment towards their club’s hierarchy.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has had enough time and financial backing to make Manchester United a title contender. However, during the weekend, the Red Devils looked miles away from becoming a title challenger.
Despite spending almost £200 million in defence, the Norwegian boss hasn’t managed to improve the defensive record over the last few campaigns. He also failed to utilize his full squad as the United boss has displayed favouritism in team selection and always likes to go with the same players regardless of their form.
Following the defeat against Liverpool, Solskjaer’s side are currently eight points behind the leader Chelsea and sitting seventh in the league table. So, the appointment of a more tactically efficient manager could still open up the chance to mount a title charge this term, given the depth in squad Manchester United have at the moment.
Indeed, it will be a shrewd decision from the Manchester United hierarchy to bring in a manager with more expertise in winning titles in the biggest stage of world football, rather than keeping faith in Solskjaer who hasn’t shown any promise to make the Red Devils a title contender.