Peter Schmeichel urged Manchester United to announce the permanence successor to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as soon as possible, adding that the team needs new voices and a new kind of inspiration.
The Red Devils are on the hunt for a new manager after parting ways with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last weekend, with Mauricio Pochettino the big favorite to succeed him.
However, it is reported that Paris Saint-Germain have blocked Man United’s approach for the Argentinian, which means hiring an interim boss until the end of the season appears to be the most successful outcome. likely.
Ernesto Valverde and Rudi Garcia are said to be in talks for the post, but Schmeichel believes Man United should avoid hiring a temp as it could confuse the club.
Schmeichel has not said who he thinks should be given the job permanently, but if they are forced to hire an interim boss, former teammate Steve Bruce could be a “very good option”.
“I’m a little confused about the communication coming out at Man United,” Schmeichel told talkSPORT. “This idea of an interim manager until the summer, then someone else from there.
UCL EDGE Betting Special – Get Lionel Messi to score and Sergio Ramos to be carded at 7/1
“But if that’s the case, a few former players could put their names in the hat. Someone like Steve Bruce could be a really good option – a sure pair of hands to take over the squad and club for the rest of the season.
“If I’m being honest I hope the next manager is picked and will be in place before an interim manager is appointed because I don’t think the club need to have that kind of confusion.
“What the team needs more than anything are new voices in the locker room, something different, a different kind of inspiration.
“Even Michael Carrick said that, he’s worked for Ole for so long and he’s going to be the same as him.
“Carrick played very well at Villarreal but it’s only one game. It is very important that we have a manager in place and that we look to the future.
Get the EDGE
talkSPORT EDGE is the free football app that lets you stay ahead of your friends with short, to the point, and shareable content.
Stay on top of everything happening in the world of football with the latest news, live scores and in-app betting.
How can I get it?
It is available on iPhone and Android devices.
For iPhone, download talkSPORT EDGE via the App Store here.
For Android, download talkSPORT EDGE via the Play Store here.