Manchester United could miss the target of manager Mauricio Pochettino if PSG refuse to make wholesale changes and Bruno Fernandes will be rewarded with a new long-term contract.
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Manchester United have begun interviews for their next manager and former player Mark Hughes has spoken about who will take the job in the summer.
One of the potential targets for the Red Devils is Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino, who is likely to leave after the club’s early exit at UEFA. Champions League.
But reports suggest that being an early champion of France could keep the old one Tottenham The boss of Hotspur and asked him to return to the Premier League.
The next boss will be able to call Bruno Fernandes who is set to sign a new contract at Old Trafford. The deal will see the Portuguese midfielder double his salary and keep him tied for another five years. With three years still on his contract, the club moved quickly to lock in a key part of United’s future plans.
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Pochettino United’s strike
Despite an early exit from the UEFA Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain are said to be ready to support manager Mauricio Pochettino and avoid wholesale changes.
PSG was eliminated in the round of 16 to Real Madrid despite being two goals ahead in the second leg with 30 minutes left. The disappointing defeat dealt a blow to a club that has long nurtured ambitions to win European club football’s biggest prize and, for many in club France, the Champions League is the title. Biggest brand of the season.
But with sporting director Leonardo set to leave, there is reason to believe that PSG will want to keep the Argentine and prevent him from entering Manchester United’s arms.
Hughes offers advice to managers
Former Manchester United striker Mark Hughes has warned his former club against hiring a manager without Premier League exponentiation.
Red Devils sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer November last year and have yet to replace him on a permanent basis, choosing instead to make Ralf Rangnick as interim coach until the end of the season. Reports confirm that United have interviewed Ajax coach Erik ten Hag and will look to speak with more candidates in the near future once they complete the eligibility process.
And Hughes wants the Old Trafford side’s next man to have spent time coaching the English top team, alluding to former Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Fernandes set up rewards
Since arriving at Sporting Lisbon in January 2020, Bruno Fernandes has been a key figure for Manchester United and will be rewarded with a new contract.
Fernandes still has three years left on his current contract but his new contract will see him move closer to some of the highest earners at the club as a sign of his current status. It’s in the dressing room. Fernandes began talks with senior United figures more than a year ago and although communication has stalled, a breakthrough over the past seven days has seen all sides find common ground. .
The new contract will expire in 2027, when Fernandes turns 33.