Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is no longer the manager of Manchester United and subsequently, an endless amount of names are being thrown into the mix of possible successors.
Solskjaer spent nearly three years at the club as manager, having initially returned to the club in 2018 following the dismissal of Jose Mourinho.
The Norwegian was relieved of his duties less than 24 hours after his side fatefully succumbed to a 4-1 defeat to Watford last weekend.
Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a move to the Old Trafford club but according to new reports, a former Manchester United defender is also keen on taking over.
According to The Athletic, newly-sacked Steve Bruce is ‘very keen’ on succeeding Solskjaer. The 60-year-old left Newcastle last month and as per the report, believes he could stabilise the dressing room.
SN’s verdict on Bruce’s interest…
You’d struggle to find many Manchester United supporters who will have been filled with optimism after learning of the latest reports. Bruce is highly thought of at the club as a player but a second stint as a manager does not appeal to many.
As per the official statement from Manchester United, Carrick is temporarily in charge until an interim manager is appointed and perhaps that’s where Bruce could come into play.
In the long term, I struggle to see any scenario where Bruce’s interest in becoming the United manager is reciprocated by the club. If it is, it would point towards an alarmingly misled board.