OPINION: Mauricio Pochettino can repeat Sir Alex Ferguson trick
The summer of 2022 promises to be one great intrigue for Manchester United and their supporters.
Not only do they have the task of trying to strengthen the first-team squad in a number of areas, but they also have the small matter of appointing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s permanent successor following his sacking back in November.
Ajax boss Erik ten Hag and Paris Saint-Germain head coach Mauricio Pochettino are understood to be the current frontrunners to land the role, with United big admirers of the pair of them, especially the latter, whom they tried to prize away from PSG shortly after Solskjaer’s tenure was brought to an end, even if their efforts failed to materialise.
Pochettino, who is understood to be unsettled in the French capital, was keen to return to England and grace the Old Trafford technical area back in November, meaning United’s chances of luring him to the club in a few months’ time are strong, one would think.
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