Mauricio Pochettino prefers Gary Neville over Erik ten Hag, according to Gary Neville.
Gary Neville prefers Mauricio Pochettino to Erik ten Hag for the Manchester United manager’s post. Ralf Rangnick’s temporary tenure is coming to an end, and United is looking for a new manager. Mauricio Pochettino and Erik ten Hag, who is now in charge of PSG and Ajax, are two top prospects.
United interviewed Ten Hag earlier this week, according to the Manchester Evening News, although club insiders have reaffirmed that they remain open-minded in their hunt for a new manager. Other candidates will be evaluated before a final selection is made, and Pochettino, Luis Enrique, Julen Lopetegui, and Thomas Tuchel are all on the club’s shortlist.
However, it is believed that Pochettino and Ten Hag are the two top possibilities to succeed Rangnick this summer. At the end of the season, the German is likely to transition into a consulting role.
David de Gea gives a statement following his surprise retirement from Manchester United.
David de Gea has sent Paul Woolston a letter of encouragement after the Manchester United youngster was forced to quit early. On Wednesday afternoon, United formally announced the goalkeeper’s retirement from football at the age of 23.
Woolston’s retirement came as a result of two procedures and a protracted rehabilitation time, which unfortunately forced his hand. Woolston joined United in 2018 after impressing scouts while playing for Newcastle’s academy. He represented England up to the Under-18s level, traveling with his country to the U17 European Championship and U17 World Cup.
During his time in Manchester, Woolston was also a fixture for United’s U23s, and he trained with the first team on a regular basis, studying alongside No. 1 David de Gea. “Having to retire at the age of 23 has been incredibly difficult to accept, but I feel a lot more positive now,” Woolston told United’s internal media.