The Old Trafford hierarchy is still mulling over who the next permanent manager appointment should be when Ralf Rangnick’s caretaker government ends and Enrique is a front-runner
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People close to the association have allegedly claimed this National Team of Spain The manager has many admirers on the United board and is seen as a potential candidate as it wouldn’t cost that much to move him from his current post as head of La Roja. Prior to his current role in international football, Enrique took charge FC Barcelona at a very successful time for the club.
Under Enrique’s watch, the Blaugrana won two league Title, three Copa del Rey and 2015 Champions League. In recent weeks, the Spaniard has been seen as a backup option while the Red Devils are chasing the likes of Ten Hag or Paris St Germain boss Maurice Pochettino.
However loud Daily MailAccording to club sources, Enrique is very much in the running, although the fact that the World Cup is just under eight months away could be another obstacle in their efforts to land the 51-year-old.
United are currently led by Ralf Rangnick on an interim basis, although the German is unlikely to remain at the helm beyond the end of the season. Instead, the former RB Leipzig boss will take up a two-year advisory role on United’s boardroom.
Ten Hag has recently emerged as a favorite for the role as those in charge of the appointments process are impressed with the Dutchman’s blueprint plans for rebuilding United. While others have admitted they would need a series of transfers, Ten Hag is said to have said his first task would be to change the style of play.
Ten Hag was rumored to have been interviewed by United officials earlier last week but that hasn’t sealed his appointment as other options are also being explored.
Pochettino’s chances of a return to the First League could have been marred by a drastic slump in PSG’s form at a crucial juncture when the Paris side were eliminated in the last 16 after a Champions League surrender real Madrid This gave them a two-goal lead.
That result was followed shortly thereafter by a 3-0 defeat by Ligue 1 compatriots Monaco to cap a two-week spell that may not have boded well for Pochettino in the eyes of those at the top of United’s hierarchy.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/manutd-luis-enrique-spain-target-26571309 Luis Enrique 'has many admirers at Man Utd' as Spain boss emerges as managerial target