Manchester United Football Club have wielded the axe, Jose Mourinho rightly finds himself out of a job.
Now, the search for a replacement begins. It seems as though the Red Devils are looking to go about this one sensibly. According to The Guardian, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is to make a dramatic return to Old Trafford, replacing Mourinho as boss until the season’s end.
Apparently, they’ll also be a spot on the bench for Mike Phelan; who was Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant during the Scot’s later years as boss. No doubt his familiarity with the club will likely be the deciding factor for his
The 1999 hero is currently in charge of Molde in his home country of Norway, and no doubt if he was offered the opportunity to manage the Red Devils, he wouldn’t think twice.
Now 45, Solskjaer has managed in England before, with Cardiff. It’s fair to say that didn’t go all-too-well, though, so United must be careful. No doubt that in the short-term, the players would work themselves into the ground to impress, but towards the end of the campaign, I’d imagine it may be a similar sort of pattern, with the players struggling for any sort of consistency.
But, as it’s only a six-month post, I’d be happy for any former United player who is currently trying their hand at management getting the job. Why not take a risk? The season is already lost, and if things are working out well, then we could potentially extend said manager’s contract.