Manchester United have whittled the list down to four-man in search of the next manager 

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Manchester United has reportedly shortlisted four potential candidates to become the club’s next permanent manager as per the report in the English outlet Sky Sports

Following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dismissal, the Red Devils hierarchy has appointed Ralf Rangnick as an interim manager. After the German’s tenure as the manager, he will become the consultant of the club and the new manager will be appointed for next season. 

According to the report, Manchester United has narrowed down the potential candidate list to four and Mauricio Pochettino and Erik Ten Hag are the leading candidates to succeed Rangnick at the end of this season. Luis Enrique and Julian Lopetegui are the other two names on the wishlist. 

Meanwhile, recent reports are claiming that Manchester United has interviewed Erik Ten Hag. And the dialogue between the two parties was positive. 

Pochettino and Erik Ten Hag are both tied down in a contract with PSG and Ajax respectively. However, the Eredivisie club is reportedly ready to allow its manager to leave. If he wishes to join the Old Trafford stadium while pricing the Argentine boss away from the Ligue 1 outfit will be tough for the Red Devils hierarchy. 

Who should become the next Manchester United manager? 

Manchester United fans are reportedly excited about the appointment of Erik Ten Hag. However, Mauricio Pochettino is not the favorite among the Mancunians. So, it is quite clear that the Dutchman has already been the fan-favorite before becoming the next manager. 

The fans will give the 52-year-old more time to implement his philosophy in the squad. But, the former Tottenham Hotspur boss might not have as much time as the Dutchman will get. 

So, giving Ten Hag the job would be a wise decision by the club’s hierarchy in order to avoid the backlash from the fans. It will be interesting to see who will become the next Manchester United manager. The Dutchman could be an exciting option. But, the Argentine might be a safer choice. Mainly, given his experience in working in the Premier League with The Spurs.

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