Massimiliano Allegri ‘is in pole position to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United’, with former Juventus boss ‘fascinated’ by the prospect of working abroad
- Reports claim that Man United will take a step ahead of Massimiliano Allegri this summer
- Allegri is expected to return to management this summer after 12 months
- Paris Saint-Germain has also been associated with a move for the former Juventus boss
Massimiliano Allegri is said to be in pole position to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager of Manchester United.
Allegri has taken 12 months off since leaving Juventus at the end of last season, but is constantly connected to United.
According to the Italian outlet Sport Media Set, United stand in line for the Italian if they don’t arrest their bad shape before the end of the season.
Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly in pole position to become the manager of Manchester United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under pressure with the club ninth in the Premier League table
The Italian is said to be “fascinated” by the prospect of working abroad when he returns
United is ninth in the Premier League table and has lost more games than they have won since Solskjaer became permanent manager.
Allegri is said to be “fascinated” by the prospect of working abroad and has also been associated with Paris Saint-Germain.
PSG boss Thomas Tuchel is tipped to leave at the end of the season after a collision with Kylian Mbappe during a recent Ligue 1 game.
Allegri is also associated with Paris Saint-Germain when Thomas Tuchel leaves this summer
Mbappe reacted angrily after Tuchel replaced him 20 minutes before the end of PSG’s 5-0 win over Montpellier.
The German also talked about his accident with the timing of the extravagant 28-year anniversary celebration of Neymar, just 48 hours before a collision with Nantes.
Van Tuchel is expected to lead PSG to the final stages of the Champions League this season and can be replaced by Allegri if he fails to do so.
Allegri has a considerable pedigree, winning six Series A titles during his time with Juventus and AC Milan, while finishing second in the Champions League in 2015 and 2017.