The Battle For The Man United Job Just Got Interesting

Daniel Blazer
Daniel Blazer
Daniel Blazer
Managing Editor

It’s widely accepted that Louis van Gaal is a dead man walking at Manchester United, and that the Dutchman will be handed his P45 at the end of this season.

Because of things like this:

Plus stuff like this:

And probably because of things like this:

And definitely because the football on display has proved to be more effective than counting sheep to get to sleep.

The Sun are reporting that Jose Mourinho has competition for the Red Devils soon-to-be vacant hot-seat, with the United powers that be favouring a move for Tottenham Hotspur’s, Mauricio Pochettino.

But which manager would represent the best move for a club trying to reclaim its place amongst the beautiful game’s elite?

PERSONALITY

Jose is an absolute arsehole, whereas, Pochettino is definitely the kind of bloke you’d want to introduce to your parents.

Source: The Telegraph
Source: The Telegraph

 

PLAYING STYLE

Mourinho likes to believe he is a manager who plays exciting and expansive football, but the thing is, Pochettino actually does.

LONGEVITY

Poch looked like he was building something exciting at Southampton before jumping ship for White Hart Lane. Again, it looks like he’s developing something promising at Spurs but if he were to leave for Old Trafford, questions over his commitment would certainly be raised.

Mourinho fucks everyone off after about three years.

 

SIGNINGS

Pochettino could potentially use his relationship with Harry Kane to land the England international at Manchester United, a player the Red Devils are always heavily linked with.

Source: The Spurs Report
Source: The Spurs Report

Mourinho has the ear of some of the finest players in world football, and could certainly help in securing that big statement signing Ed Woodward so desperately needs.

Source: 101 Great Goals
Source: 101 Great Goals