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Former Barcelona manager Valverde to be the interim manager of Manchester United? “Contact the club”

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‘Next manager’s nominee’ Pochettino dismisses “I’m happy at PSG”

Former FC Barcelona manager Valverde

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Jang Bo-in = Local media reported that Manchester United (hereafter referred to as Manchester United), the English professional football club, is considering the Spanish-born Ernesto Valverde (57), former FC Barcelona (Spain) manager, as the ‘interim manager’. .

The British BBC reported on the 24th (Korean time) that “The Manchester United club contacted Valverde to take over the temporary managerial position.”

Manchester United sacked manager Ole Gunnar Solskär on the 21st of this month.

In the 2021-2022 season, despite the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo and Jaden Sancho, the team was only 8th in the English Premier League (17 points, 5 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses). accompaniment ended.

After leaving coach Michael Carrick to take over, Manchester United are looking for an interim manager to lead the team this season.

An official manager will be appointed after the season is over.

As an interim manager, Valverde coached Barcelona from May 2017 to January last year, with two Spanish La Liga seasons (2017-2018 and 2018-2019 seasons) and one Copa del Rey (King’s Cup) once (2017-2018). season) and the Supercopa de España (Super Cup) once (2018).

Prior to that, Olympiacos (Greece) won the league three times, and in Spain, they went through Athletic Bilbao, Espanyol, Villarreal and Valencia.

Although he has never been on the EPL stage, he is known to be an experienced coach and can speak English.

Pochettino PSG manager
Pochettino PSG manager

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Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) manager Mauricio Pochettino, who is considered to be the next managerial candidate, has denied a move to Manchester United.

“There are rumors, but I don’t care,” Pochettino said at a press conference held one day before the match between Manchester City (England) and the UEFA Champions League (UCL) Group A Group A on the 23rd local time.

He added, “I am very happy at PSG. The work of other clubs has nothing to do with me. I have to focus on PSG. I love this club and the fans.”

“My contract is until 2023. I am very happy at PSG, this is a ‘fact’,” he reiterated.

Besides Pochettino, former Real Madrid (Spain) manager Zinedine Zidane, Ajax (Netherlands) manager Eric Tenhah (Netherlands), and Leicester City (England) manager Brendan Rogers are being discussed as candidates for the new Manchester United manager.

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