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Man United consider hiring Mauricio Pochettino as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s assistant manager

"It's a really good opportunity for Poch to learn from a great manager."

Man United are reportedly keen on recruiting Mauricio Pochettino as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s assistant manager this summer.

The relatively inexperienced tactician is said to be in need of some assistance if he wishes to improve his global profile… so he’s considering leaving Spurs.

Unreliable bookies have slashed odds on Pochettino making the big step up at the end of the season.

“Okay boss, I’ll be quiet. But I do think Moussa Sissoko could add something to our midfield…”

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“Okay boss, I’ll be quiet. But I do think Moussa Sissoko could add something to our midfield…”

Lee Satchell of Generic Bets said: “First of all, I should make it clear that Mike Phelan will remain as assistant manager.

“Poch is one of several candidates being considered for the position of assistant TO the manager.

“The role’s duties include: making Ole’s morning coffee just the way he likes it, putting out the cones before training, washing De Gea’s gloves in holy water, that sort of thing.

“It’s a really good opportunity for Poch to learn from a great manager.

The narrative breaker

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The narrative breaker

“He’s not the only name on United’s list though. Massimilano Allegri, Arsene Wenger and *checks notes* Jose Mourinho are all desperate to be Solskjaer’s apprentice.

“Jose in particular is keen to pick the Norwegian’s brain about the vague concept of ‘motivation’ and the complex journey of discovery that led Solskjaer to the conclusion Rashford, Martial and Pogba are all better footballers than Marouane Fellaini.”

Baby-faced tactician

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Baby-faced tactician

In related news, Sky Sports have announced a special feature off the back of Super Sunday’s Wembley fixture.

Subscribers can press the red button to view a ten-minute Martin Tyler monologue about how Pochettino passed his Man United audition with flying colours.

The experienced commentator didn’t have an opportunity to read the speech aloud on air yesterday, because Spurs actually lost the game.

However, because he put so much effort into it, Sky Sports have given viewers the opportunity to hear him out.

The function has been available for several hours now and as of yet only one user (a Mr M Tyler) has viewed it, but still, it’s there if you fancy it.

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