Top 5 contenders for Manchester United job

Manchester United currently in search for a new manager after Jose Mourinho’s spell at Old Trafford came to an end on Tuesday.

Mourinho who won the League Cup and the Europa League in 2016/17, his first season in charge, but the cracks soon began to show after a second-placed Premier League finish last term.

Below is a Press Association Sport looks at five possible contenders to become Manchester United’s fourth permanent manager since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013. See list Below (Click Next Page)

5. Ryan Giggs.

The Wales manager is amongst the greatest players ever to represent United, making a club-record 963 appearances between 1991 and 2014. He spent four games as United interim manager after David Moyes was sacked in 2014 and two years as Van Gaal’s assistant. The 44-year-old left United when Mourinho was appointed in 2016. Giggs would be a popular appointment with many fans keen to reconnect with its traditions. But questions would be asked whether he has enough experience to do the job, despite the bright start he has made with Wales.

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