Man Utd news: Glazers’ discontent ‘growing’ as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces sack | Football | Sport

The Glazer family’s discontent with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is growing, according to reports. While the club’s American owners do not tend to immerse themselves in United’s football operations, there has been no avoiding the Red Devils’ demise this season, particularly after demoralising home defeats to Liverpool and Manchester City.

Yet Solskjaer remains in the job and for now, still has the backing of the club’s board.

If history is anything to go by, Solskjaer is capable of turning a crisis around having saved his position on more than one occasion since replacing Jose Mourinho in December 2018.

However, United are now in danger of surrendering their Champions League status with the team now five points adrift of the top-four.

Solskjaer’s men have picked up just 17 points – the same as high-flying Brighton – from their opening 11 Premier League matches, winning just five.

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While Ronaldo has been the team’s MVP, Varane and Sancho are yet to showcase their star quality in United red.

The Manchester Evening News are now reporting that United have already decided to sack Solskjaer.

However, the club are expected to wait until the end of the season to swing the axe in order to secure the right replacement.

Antonio Conte was briefly sounded out before Tottenham swooped to steal the Italian.

There has been renewed optimism in some parts that United can convince Zidane to take over at Old Trafford.

The Frenchman is currently recharging his batteries after leaving Real Madrid at the end of last season.

Brendan Rodgers and Erik ten Hag are also deemed attractive candidates but both are tied down to long-term contracts at their current clubs…

United return to Premier League action when they face Watford this weekend.

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