Reports: Man Utd settle on German as interim boss

Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during their Uefa Champions League Group F match against Villarreal CF at La Ceramica stadium in Vila-real on November 23, 2021.
 

Photo credit: Jose Jordan | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Premier League giants have identified the German, 63, who is currently head of sports and development at Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow, as a potential short-term successor to the Norwegian
  • United are planning to make a permanent appointment at the end of the campaign, with Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino strongly linked to the job
  • Solskjaer was sacked on Sunday following his side's embarrassing 4-1 defeat to lowly Watford

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