Tipped to take the reins of the France team, Zinedine Zidane is one of the main favorites to succeed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, more than ever in the hot seat after the humiliation experienced against Liverpool.
Manchester United is in shock. Consequence of the incredible slap received in the face of Liverpool, Sunday, on the lawn of Old Trafford. A humiliation in due form which could cost his place to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, in the hot seat for several weeks. The Mancunian coach, who extended his contract this summer until June 2024, has never seemed so threatened.
“I have come too far, we have come too far together as a group to give up now”, he nevertheless warned, adding: “It’s the darkest day I’ve known leading these players. We did not measure up individually and as a team. We have hit rock bottom. “ For most of the English media, a departure of the Norwegian technician, who has just admitted having made “bad decisions”, appears inevitable. ” When is Ole Gunnar going to be fired ? ”, Title thus in one The Sun.
He already said no to the Magpies
And the English media to draw up a list of the potential successors of the former striker with three names that emerge, those of Ryan Giggs, who could nevertheless pay a high price for his troubles with justice, Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane. Not long ago, the Daily Mirror had also explained that Cristiano Conte had campaigned with his leaders in favor of his former coach at Real Madrid in the event of the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
If they decide to set their sights on the tricolor technician, the Mancunian leaders will have to be convincing. Because the 1998 world champion has a completely different career plan in mind. Zizou would indeed like to take over from Didier Deschamps at the head of the Blues after the World Cup in Qatar, in December 2022. He would also have recently rejected the new owners of the Magpies, who wanted to make him their new coach.