According to The Mirror, Manchester United officials are now unsure as to whether David Moyes is the right man to spend £200million this summer. If the board decide to sack Moyes, Jurgen Klopp is Manchester United’s preferred manager of choice, but it’ll be a struggle getting the spritely German to leave Dortmund.
The 46-year old manager has been at the helm of Dortmund since 2008, having won two Bundesliga titles in that time. His reputation rose meteorically, guiding Dortmund all the way to a Champions League final last season, eventually losing out to Bayern Munich in the dying seconds of the game.
Jurgen Klopp is a very animated manager, but one with an extremely rare talent ; getting the best out of his players. Dortmund were without five or six first-team regulars as they took on Real Madrid a week or so ago, and his side came within the inch of the post away from overturning a 3-0 deficit against Carlo Ancelotti’s men.
He has secured signatures like Robert Lewandowski, Marco Reus, Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels, meaning he’s very good at dealing in the transfer market, too. This is where United may have a chance of signing him, because Dortmund have often been guilty of losing their best players to local rivals Bayern Munich, and eventually this must take its toll and become very frustrating for the Dortmund manager.
As we all know a massive squad overhaul is needed in the summer, and that job just gets even bigger if the board do decide to replace David Moyes. Jurgen Klopp would be my #1 target in terms of a replacement though. My only concern is that Barcelona will probably be looking for a new manager in the summer, and I’m fairly certain he’ll be quite high on their list.