After the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager; fans are asking themselves now who will be chosen to be Mourinho’s permanent replacement at United.

According to the Telegraph; Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is among the front-runners; with United prepared to pay a world-record compensation fee to lure the The north London club’s tactician away from their Premier League rivals.

Sticking with Red Devils; and alongside the search for a permanent manager; the club are also said to want to extend their big players’s contracts. The Mirror reports that Manchester United hierarchy will focus on Juan Mata, Ander Herrera and Ashley Young, who are all out of contract next summer.

Ajax’s Frenkie De Jong could be in high demand; with Bayern Munich the latest club said to be preparing a £70million offer for the 21-year-old. City is also interested with his signature; but it is thought Pep Guardiola wanted the player for next summer rather than in the January transfer window