Register Login Scores

English Premier League

Report: Ronaldo Recommends Replacement For Solskjaer

Manchester United reportedly contacted a potential replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on the recommendation from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Click through the gallery above to see four coaches linked with the Man United job.

Solskjaer's positions continues to come into question after the club suffered a 4-2 loss to Leicester City over the weekend, leaving the side five points behind leaders Chelsea.

There have been calls for the club to relieve Solskjaer of his duties after the club's poor start to the season despite bringing in the likes of Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho.

Spanish journalist Eduardo Inda has reported that the Red Devils made contact with former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane about potentially replacing Solskjaer.

The Spaniard added that it was Ronaldo who recommended Zidane to the United board, having worked with the French coach during his time in the Spanish capital.

Read: Report: Man Utd Make Decision On Solskjaer After Shock Loss

“I already said that PSG had approached him, they have always wanted him," Inda told Spanish outlet El Chiringuito TV.

"Newcastle also wanted him, but in the national team break, he had a call from Manchester United to replace Solskjaer.

"The person who would sponsor him and who has recommended him to the board is Cristiano Ronaldo."

Zidane has been a free agent since leaving Los Blancos at the end of last season and he has reportedly already turned down an approach from big-money Newcastle United.

Here are Man United's 10 highest-paid players this season: 

De Bruyne Sends Message To Sterling After Exit Comments

Bale Linked To Shock Swap Deal With Premier League Giants

Report: Real Offer Cash Plus Big-name For Salah


Top 5

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

1 Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

'Chiefs Didn't Do Justice... I Told Bobby I'm Not Happy'

169 Jan 28, 2022 11:52 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

5 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

From Boy To Man: Mokoena Sends Touching Message To SSU

5 Jan 28, 2022 08:46 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Agent Confirms Mokoena Deal!

222 Jan 25, 2022 02:49 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Gallery: Chiefs Get Busy With Camp In Cape Town

24 Jan 24, 2022 11:03 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Clubless Mabokgwane Closing In On Next Club?

2 Jan 28, 2022 01:32 PM in Siyagobhoza

'World Richest Footballer' Finds New Club

9 Dec 27, 2021 02:35 PM in World News

Pirates Make Decision On Bucs Twin Star?

10 Jan 28, 2022 01:17 PM in Orlando Pirates

All The Stadiums That Will Host Afcon Matches

2 Dec 10, 2021 07:29 PM in African Football