Rio Ferdinand blasts “embarrassing” Man Utd owners over manager plan

Rio Ferdinand has taken goal at Manchester United’s board for his or her “reactive” managerial choices as he questioned why no successor to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was lined up.

The Norwegian was sacked on Sunday after practically three years on the helm.

Defeat at Watford proved to be the ultimate straw after a run of outcomes that included humiliating home losses to Liverpool and Manchester City.

Michael Carrick has taken cost within the short-term with the club announcing they want to appoint an interim manager earlier than concentrating on somebody in the summertime.

That strategy has been extensively criticised with the membership’s lack of ahead planning a shock given the development of outcomes this time period.

Solskjaer was evidently below enormous stress however United caught with him regardless of calls to do in any other case.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked after Saturday’s defeat at Watford

The worldwide break, typically a interval through which managers face the chop, is a perfect time to supply potential candidates – so United’s failings in that space have left Ferdinand questioning these on the prime.

He stated on his Vibe with Five channel: “Rapidly, the sport occurs and we lose, and the membership decide. It is all reactive. Nothing is prepped. Even the administration scenario, certainly you have a look at this earlier than?

“You determine a sure candidate and know. It is virtually like, ‘oh, this consequence has occurred, we’ll sack Ole, now we search for somebody to return and take cost. We’ll put an interim earlier than the interim, after which we’ll search for a supervisor’

“It is really embarrassing. You are simply sitting there making an attempt to guard the membership, and also you wish to be optimistic, however I can not.

“Certainly there is a candidate that ought to have been recognized weeks in the past since you may see what was coming?

“You see the membership is not performing, you’ve a two-week worldwide break. It is the proper time to start out going spherical and figuring out the subsequent candidate.

“You possibly can’t hold altering the conductor when you do nothing with the orchestra.”

Man Utd’s prime brass haven’t received a brand new supervisor lined up
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Ed Woodward, who has been calling the pictures for a number of years and handed Solskjaer a brand new deal in the summertime, will depart his publish on the finish of the season, leaving but extra uncertainty inside the membership.

Mauricio Pochettino is among the many main candidates to take cost at Outdated Trafford, having been the favorite to take over again when Jose Mourinho was dismissed.

He’s keen to depart PSG midseason to take the position ought to a compensation bundle be agreed.

Leicester Metropolis’s Brendan Rodgers is one other man linked with the now vacant publish while Ajax boss Erik ten Hag is one other title touted.

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