By Mukwuzi Joseph
Manchester United are willing to pay £8million in compensation to Leicester in order to appoint Brenden Rodgers as their next manager, reports say. The Red Devils opted to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday following a run of seven defeats from their last 13 matches. And while many names are being linked, Rodgers appears to be in the running for the role.
Manchester United sacked Solskjaer on Sunday, less than a day after they’d been played off the park by Watford at Vicarage Road.
It was a torrid day for the Red Devils, who lost 4-1 with all of the players – barring Donny van de Beek – suffering.
In the dressing room after the game, United players cried. Some have described them as ‘mentally broken’ with results now going from bad to worse.
For the time being, Michael Carrick will be in charge.
United have confirmed they’ve given their former midfielder the keys to Old Trafford ahead of crunch matches with Chelsea and Villarreal.
And when it comes to permanent Solskjaer replacements, several names are in the frame.