Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has verbally agreed to take over as Manchester United manager, Twistok App understands.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s place at Old Trafford appears more and more precarious after the staff’s poor current kind, with six defeats from their final 12 in all competitions, together with current defeats at dwelling to Liverpool and Manchester City.
Rodgers has impressed in his time as Leicester boss, successful the FA Cup with the Foxes final season and turning the facet into common challengers for the highest 4, and it appears solely a matter of time earlier than he lands himself a much bigger job.
Sources near the present managerial state of affairs at United have now informed Twistok App that significant progress is being made on appointing Rodgers, although some hurdles stay.
Though Rodgers is able to take over at Man Utd, Twistok App understands that his choice can be to attend till subsequent season.
Manchester City are additionally admirers of Rodgers, having earmarked him as a possible long-term successor to Pep Guardiola, as we reported.
A supply near the deal advised Twistok App: “Brendan Rodgers to Manchester United…he’s agreed it, there’s simply query marks over when he’ll take over. That may very well be on the finish of the season, which he would like, however United are pushing for now.”
The Northern Irish tactician beforehand loved nice success at Liverpool and Celtic earlier than his present position at Leicester, and it appears he’s now prepared for the large problem of reviving this struggling Purple Devils facet.