Red Devils hero Solskjaer is preventing to save his job at Old Trafford, with Manchester United’s factors tally of 34 their lowest at this stage of the season since 1990.
United suffered a demoralising 2-Zero defeat at dwelling to Burnley on Wednesday night time and now discover themselves six factors adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea and a staggering 33 factors under Premier League leaders Liverpool, who even have a sport in hand.
Solskjaer initially impressed after returning to Manchester United following Jose Mourinho’s sacking, however the Norway legend is now the bookmakers’ favorite to change into the subsequent managerial casualty.
Ed Woodward is refusing to press the panic button within the aftermath of the surprising Burnley defeat and intends to give Solskjaer time to flip issues round.
But Starsport say United have nonetheless drawn up a three-man shortlist to replace Solskjaer if outcomes fail to enhance, with Pochettino, Gareth Southgate and Julian Nagelsmann figures of curiosity.
Argentine supervisor Pochettino has lengthy been linked with a transfer to Old Trafford and is at present out of labor following his dismissal from Spurs on the finish of final yr.
Manchester United would have to wait till no less than the summer time to poach Southgate, with the 49-year-old set to take England into the 2020 Euros.
Nagelsmann, in the meantime, is rated as probably the most promising coaches in Europe, with the 32-year-old impressing at German membership RB Leipzig.
Solskjaer’s Manchester United had been booed off after shedding to Burnley and the under-fire supervisor admitted his group’s efficiency was ‘not good enough’.
‘I can understand supporters are disappointed when times are tough,’ stated the Norwegian in his post-match press convention.
‘We’ve simply obtained to stick to our values, stick to our beliefs and understanding that there’s no use feeling sorry for your self.
‘We simply want to ensure that we strive to assist the gamers and the group. The gamers hear the followers.
‘Today wasn’t a good reflection on this group. I can’t sit right here and do something however maintain my arms up. That’s the place we’re at.’
On Sunday, the Red Devils face Tranmere Rovers within the FA Cup after the League One facet brought on an upset towards Premier League membership Watford.