Next permanent manager | Poll updated

Who should be the next permanent manager?

  • Luis Enrique

    Votes: 113 7.4%
  • Erik ten Hag

    Votes: 1,300 84.7%
  • Julen Lopetegui

    Votes: 10 0.7%
  • Mauricio Pochettino

    Votes: 79 5.1%
  • None of the above

    Votes: 32 2.1%

  • Total voters
    1,534
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Neil Warnock's available....
 

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Too bad the African cup is happening just now. Carlos Queiroz would be a good care taker.
 

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Probably just a rumor , but a very welcoming one. Can't see it happening before WC though.
He was our number one target this time last year. Means nothing you can’t get him now. Go get someone now.
 

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Anyone with a semblance of attacking philosophy. Genuinely couldn't care less if we concede, I just want some attacking football back.
 

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If true, the clowns in charge of the club should immediately be ringing him and working out the details. Give him a contract for a season and see how it goes. At least one time this club should be proactive.
 

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Get Potter for the long-term but we need someone above him to cut the cord if things turn sour, not like now.

Just take a calculated risk for a change. The time for the right appointment was after Mounrinho, we need a complete rethink and a cleansing of the whole backroom staff in charge of football matters.

Get Potter in and I'm sure we'll see loads of Amad, Sancho, Donny and Bailly. Also a lot less of Scotty, Harry and Rashy (although I believe that would be great for him long-term).
 

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I don't understand this poll, Mancini is at the top of the world right now being the Champion of Europe and aiming at the World Cup, he is never going back to club football anytime soon until 2024.

I'm glad Conte is already hired by lads-it's-them, I don't like his football.

Erik ten Hag is not going to leave Dutch football for a League that is so above what he has dealt with so far.

As for these ones...
Graham Potter
Brendan Rodgers
Marco Rose
Christophe Galtier
Luis Enrique
Mauricio Pochettino
Come on, these folks are all mediocre managers with good press, they are not world class.

Ah yes, Pochettino reached a Champions League final. Yeah and Di Matteo won a Champions League.

Zidane is by far the best of all those. I'd rather compare him to Leonardo Jardim in this poll, but guess no one knows that this guy crushed PSG in 2017: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016–17_Ligue_1#League_table

So, I'm really hoping for Zidane or, who knows, Jardim.
 

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If Ole isnt sacked after chelsea game at end of this month then he will stay for rest of season. We dont play the top four again till March. So in theory after Chelsea game there are games where Utd should pick up wins and rebuild confidence.

I want Ole gone, so we would have to start losing to teams outside the top four for the glazers to push the button.
 

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https:// twitter.com/cfbayern/status/1457040408484192256
To be honest if this is the type of managers the Glazers are looking for, better leave Solsjkær alone until the end of the season or until he hits rock bottom and feels it's time to go and takes Pogba with him, whatever comes first. Very depressive.
 

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I don't understand this poll, Mancini is at the top of the world right now being the Champion of Europe and aiming at the World Cup, he is never going back to club football anytime soon until 2024.

I'm glad Conte is already hired by lads-it's-them, I don't like his football.

Erik ten Hag is not going to leave Dutch football for a League that is so above what he has dealt with so far.

As for these ones...
Graham Potter
Brendan Rodgers
Marco Rose
Christophe Galtier
Luis Enrique
Mauricio Pochettino
Come on, these folks are all mediocre managers with good press, they are not world class.

Ah yes, Pochettino reached a Champions League final. Yeah and Di Matteo won a Champions League.

Zidane is by far the best of all those. I'd rather compare him to Leonardo Jardim in this poll, but guess no one knows that this guy crushed PSG in 2017: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016–17_Ligue_1#League_table

So, I'm really hoping for Zidane or, who knows, Jardim.
I don’t believe zidane speaks English.
 

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I think that our board hopes for Pochettino to get sacked to get him as free agent. No other option seems realistic to me at this point.
 

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People wanting Rodger’s yet Leicester are below Nuno’s Spurs and he got sacked.
 

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Probably just a rumor , but a very welcoming one. Can't see it happening before WC though.
Absolutely no chance he misses out on taking his country to the world cup as favourites, and we will need a new manager long before then.

Ten Hag has to be the favourite. Rangnick is worth a look and I actually wouldn't mind Rogers. Knows the league and a good mix between progressive and pragmatic.
 

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Thinking about it a bit more after that training session against City, we've so far never really hired an attacking coach that sets sides up to score lots of goals.
  • Moyes can coach a good mid block press, build a physical side, not very well known for attacking setups.
  • LvG had a clear vision for football but he's been left behind a little by the advent of vertical tiki-taka. His football was just slow, methodical, side to side (horizontal) without generating a lot of threat.
  • The toxic one - If he didn't invent the term parking the bus, he was at least the poster boy for it.
  • Ole is basically a slightly shit version of Jose tactically with better man management skills.
Just a cursory examination of data shows coaches with the best xg diff per 90 (xG - xGA). Get rid of the usual unattainable suspects (Nagelsmann, Pep, Klopp, Flick, Poch etc.).

Made a table of the top 15 21/22 xgD and top 15 xgD 20/21, and Christophe Galtier figures prominently in both along with some names like Pioli at Milan, Rose at Dortmund / Gladbach, Allegri, Gasperini, Imanol at Sociedad.

Galtier or Rose have done it at multiple clubs, so I'd be happy with either if we can get them. I think Rose + Haaland in the summer would be a great option to have.
 

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Thinking about it a bit more after that training session against City, we've so far never really hired an attacking coach that sets sides up to score lots of goals.
  • Moyes can coach a good mid block press, build a physical side, not very well known for attacking setups.
  • LvG had a clear vision for football but he's been left behind a little by the advent of vertical tiki-taka. His football was just slow, methodical, side to side (horizontal) without generating a lot of threat.
  • The toxic one - If he didn't invent the term parking the bus, he was at least the poster boy for it.
  • Ole is basically a slightly shit version of Jose tactically with better man management skills.
Just a cursory examination of data shows coaches with the best xg diff per 90 (xG - xGA). Get rid of the usual unattainable suspects (Nagelsmann, Pep, Klopp, Flick, Poch etc.).

Made a table of the top 15 21/22 xgD and top 15 xgD 20/21, and Christophe Galtier figures prominently in both along with some names like Pioli at Milan, Rose at Dortmund / Gladbach, Allegri, Gasperini, Imanol at Sociedad.
Good post

Moyes was a reactive coach and so was LVG, Mourinho and Ole from the evidence at hand. We resorted to playing low block/mid block football on the counter. We've yet to hire a coach who implements a high line to good effect and one of those coaches is Erik ten Hag. I'm sick and tired of seeing us play in a reactive manner hence was against the appointment of Conte who is also a reactive coach against the big teams IMO.
 

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Probably just a rumor , but a very welcoming one. Can't see it happening before WC though.
Maybe yes, maybe no. Italy national team's coach is a prestigious one and the Italians love their national side. However the job is paid with a packet of crisps and a Netflix season subscription. To get the job Mancini had to take a £11.5m pay cut from his previous job. It was for feckin Zenit. Ole makes a 10m a year as opposed to Mancini whose around on 2m a year.
 

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Good post

Moyes was a reactive coach and so was LVG, Mourinho and Ole from the evidence at hand. We resorted to playing low block/mid block football on the counter. We've yet to hire a coach who implements a high line to good effect and one of those coaches is Erik ten Hag. I'm sick and tired of seeing us play in a reactive manner hence was against the appointment of Conte who is also a reactive coach against the big teams IMO.
I know we have spoken about this in the past. But just dreading for the day where we can actually dominate against the big boys rather than just staying low and look for counter.

Is that too much? Atleast at Home, don't we deserve a dominating game from the club?
 

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I know we have spoken about this in the past. But just dreading for the day where we can actually dominate against the big boys rather than just staying low and look for counter.

Is that too much? Atleast at Home, don't we deserve a dominating game from the club?
I agree mate, I've been yearning for a coach like that for ages. Someone who looks to force the opposition into making mistakes rather than sit back and wait for them to make mistakes.
 

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Probably just a rumor , but a very welcoming one. Can't see it happening before WC though.
You guys keep missing the point. Leak is just to contain the fan reaction after today. Everyone knows he isn't available until next November. They just want to tell that we want to change but no one is available now. So please wait.
 

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I know it’s maverick but honestly think Utd should go hard for Viera.

He couldn’t turn down the Utd job at this point of his career - managing the players at Utd.

He’s a fecking top coach that knows the PL and is a respected football man.

He’s the future, and it’d finally kill off the fecking rotten, useless old boys network that is ruining Man Utd.
 

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Zidane won't come most probably and Mancini and Enrique are unavailable until at least December 2022. Ideal thing for club would probably be to wait until Pochettino gets sacked and sign him on free. However, it's only early days of November so he may not be sacked for another few months at least.

I'd be happy with a caretaker until May but a better one this time, not an ex-player/legend so if there's someone who could get us top 4 this season, progress through group stages of CL and manage an okay performances in knockout stages, perhaps even a decent FA Cup run, that's as good as possible in this current situation probably. Someone like Blanc, who did well at PSG if I remember correctly, should be fine. Though, if a caretaker got us to top 4 and did well in cup competitions, I fear our board would just hire him permanently like they did with Ole :lol:
 

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Good post

Moyes was a reactive coach and so was LVG, Mourinho and Ole from the evidence at hand. We resorted to playing low block/mid block football on the counter. We've yet to hire a coach who implements a high line to good effect and one of those coaches is Erik ten Hag. I'm sick and tired of seeing us play in a reactive manner hence was against the appointment of Conte who is also a reactive coach against the big teams IMO.
Not trying to start an argument as I'm no great shakes when it comes to tactics, but was LVG a reactive coach? I thought he was all about dominating possession and waiting for the opposition to make a mistake by getting out of position and then capitalising?
 

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How can you not want this man as manager? Speaks with so much clarity and tactical intelligence.
 
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