Pochettino reacts to fan who asks if he will manage Man United

Paris-Saint Germain is set to play Manchester City in their fifth group fixture of this season’s Champions League on Wednesday evening.

However, while Pochettino prepares his Paris-Saint Germain side for a tricky away tie, following the recent departure of United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the Argentine finds himself heavily linked with leading the red half of Manchester.

Although Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers is also understood to be a leading candidate to succeed Solskjaer, recent reports suggest Pochettino is the closest to taking the Old Trafford hot seat.

Ahead of Wednesday’s game against Pep Guardiola’s Citizens, Pochettino has arrived in Manchester and was immediately asked what his stance on managing United is.

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That’s according to The Sun, who claims one fan approached the South American and asked if he is going to replace Solskjaer.

It’s been noted that the Paris-Saint Germain boss did not respond verbally but did shrug his shoulders.

Stretty News’ Verdict

Although it is tough for fans not to get embroiled in a media frenzy – clearly there is something brewing between Pochettino and Manchester United.

Whether or not that is simply camps pushing narratives in order to secure their client a bumper career move – who knows.

However, one thing is for sure, although the Red Devils remain adamant that their focus lies with appointing an interim manager before settling on a permanent boss at the end of the season, with Pochettino refusing to tell fans he has no interest in the job, the club should certainly take that as positive encouragement.

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    1. He got Tottenham to the final of the Champions league. TOTTENHAM! He made a team at that nightmare club. He is also sure to win silverware this year. Not as much is known about Tenn Hagg and he hasn’t coached in the EPL. That’s always a gamble. I wouldn’t be disappointed if he came in because he has done a great job at Ajax. But Poch went further in the CL than Hagg and with a crappier team. And he’s wanted to coach United for years. That’s also a big positive. All the candidates have pluses and minuses but I feel Poch is the best gamble by a small margin.

  1. What is the obsession with Ten Hag? He manages in a weak Dutch league and his methods will not necessarily translate to the PL and the talk in Holland is that the Ajax coaches are responsible for the success who are appointed by Ajax, they will stay at Ajax. He is unproven in a big league so watch out what you wish for

  2. Pochettino is a proven premier league manager he might have not won silverware but I have no doubt in my mind that he will be WORLD CLASS at united. Tenn hag will not do it for me sorry guys

  3. It’s easy to tell everyone about who is bad or not good for the club, but no one is mentioning who will best serve as a prime candidate. So let’s hear it, because the last time I heard of a proven winner, he got the boot and joined Tottenham ironically. A certain “chosen one”

    1. I think poch is the perfect match for united….he has coach a pl club before and lead them to cl final…..he his an experience coach unlike solskjaer

  4. Pochettino has by far the best credentials to take at Manchester United, even though he has not won any titles or cups to date. He has nearly 12 years’ experience in the Premier League first 3 years with Southampton and the remaining 9 years with Tottenham Hotspurs.
    At both clubs they had bosses who were contented with making up the numbers in the league and did not pursue glory for their clubs.
    Despite working for Levy who did not support him with the funds for recruitment of top players, he still managed to bring them to the Champions League final only to lose to Tye eventual champion.

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