As per Football Insider, there has been a managerial twist at Manchester United involving Chelsea boss and rival Premier League manager Thomas Tuchel.
The Lowdown: Search for Rangnick’s heir begins…
It is believed that interim Old Trafford boss Ralf Rangnick is not set to be offered the job on a permanent basis with the 63-year-old instead taking up an advisory role.
As the German gears up for a more of a consultancy position with the United hierarchy, Red Devils chief John Murtough has reportedly been spearheading the search for his managerial heir.
The likes of Mauricio Pochettino and Erik ten Hag are regularly linked with the position, but as per Football Insider, it appears club chiefs now have a new top target in mind.
The Latest: United set sights on Tuchel…
In a stunning twist, United are allegedly set to ‘go all out’ to land the Champions League-winning Tuchel from Chelsea – coming after ‘dramatic developments’ at Stamford Bridge.
Roman Abramovich, the west Londoners’ owner, was sanctioned by the UK government on Thursday amid his native Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
His assets were frozen as a result, throwing Chelsea’s future into disrepute, and United are now ‘seizing the opportunity’ to try and appoint Tuchel as a result.
The Verdict: Huge claim…
As this huge claim emerges, if United were to take advantage and hire Tuchel, they would certainly be taking a proven winner.
Described as a ‘mad genius’ by journalist Jason Burt of The Telegraph, the 48-year-old has also averaged a higher points per 90 (1.94) over his managerial career than fellow top candidate Pochettino (1.67).
Guiding both Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain to multiple major trophy wins, Tuchel was the recipient of last year’s ‘World’s Best Club Coach’ award (Transfermarkt).
He certainly stands out as a prestigious contender for the United hot seat and this update certainly comes as a major one.
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