In certainly one of his trademark weird movies on social media, Manchester United legend Eric Cantona jokingly declared himself as the brand new supervisor of the membership on Thursday.
Speaking alongside the caption ‘Breaking news!’, he mentioned, “Hello my friends. I would like to tell you in exclusivity that I am the new manager of Manchester United. I will tell you later the names of my great staff. See you soon.”
Manchester United are at the moment in a state of turmoil after sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their supervisor on Sunday. After overseeing one more humiliating defeat, a 4-1 loss to Watford, Ole had walked over to the offended away followers and held each arms up in apology, earlier than giving them a fast wave as if to say goodbye.
As the long-term successor to Solskjaer rumbles on, plenty of chatter was heard on-line that Ralf Rangnick, at the moment supervisor of sports activities and growth for Lokomotiv Moscow is near turning into the interim supervisor for the Red Devils.
Manchester United are in superior talks with Ralf Rangnick as interim supervisor, as revealed by @David_Ornstein @lauriewhitwell earlier right now 🔴🇩🇪 #MUFC
Deal not finalized but – talks ongoing with Lokomotiv Moscow. Rangnick and Man Utd need to be respectful as he’s below contract. pic.twitter.com/wMFy9wseCE
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 25, 2021
No closing settlement has been reached but however talks are ongoing with the previous Leipzig coach, an individual with data of the scenario advised The Associated Press on situation of anonymity.
United has struggled to search out stability for the reason that 26-year reign of Alex Ferguson ended with him heading off into retirement in 2013 by lifting the Premier League trophy for a thirteenth time. Only three trophies of observe have been gained since then, with Louis van Gaal delivering the FA Cup in 2016 and José Mourinho the League Cup and Europa League the next 12 months.