Mauricio Pochettino: Bookies tip former Tottenham boss as replacement for Solskajer

Mauricio Pochettino: Bookies tip former Tottenham boss as replacement for Solskajer

- Mauricio Pochettino tipped as favourite for Man United top job

- The Argentine has been out of employment since December 2019

- Massimiliano Allegri, Laurent Blanc and Brendan Rodgers are also considered for the job

Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has been tipped as favourite to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United.

The Norwegian-born tactician took over at Old Trafford in December 2018 and got his temporary reign off to a flying start.

But his honeymoon came to an abrupt end after being appointed on a permanent basis at the club - with results not favouring the club and relationship with some of the players not cordial.

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United suffered a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Arsenal in their last Premier League outing at Emirates Stadium.

The 46-year-old has now being subjected to more criticism following the poor result which emanated from the north London side a few days back.

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According to SunSport, Pochettino has jumped to the top of the chart of managers who could replace Solskjaer at the Theater of Dreams, if his inconsistencies continue.

United are currently occupying the fifth position on the EPL table with 31 points - 11 points above Bournemouth in the relegation zone.

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With 17 more matches to wrap the season up, the Red Devils must find their winning strategy if they will return to Champions League football next campaign.

Mauricio Pochettino: Bookies tip former Tottenham boss as replacement for Solskajer

Mauricio Pochettino and Ole Gunnar Solskajer exchange pleasantries in one of their matches - credit: Getty Images
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Meanwhile, Pochettino could beat the likes of Massimiliano Allegri, Laurent Blanc, Brendan Rodgers and a few others to the Red Devils top job.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Tottenham chief Daniel Levy has broken silence on Mauricio Pochettino's sack with a huge hint that the Argentine may possibly return in the future.

The 47-year-old was given a marching order out of Spurs Stadium in an astonishing circumstance that eased in the return of Jose Mourinho.

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Pochettino spent five years with the Premier League giants and led them to their first Champions League final against Liverpool in Spain last season.

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