Manchester United make contact with Premier League manager after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sacking

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Manchester United are reportedly moving quickly to appoint a new permanent manager after sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday morning.

According to The Sun via Daily Mail, the Red Devils have contacted Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers as the club looks to replace Solskjaer.

Manchester United have appointed former midfielder Michael Carrick as caretaker boss ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League game against Villarreal as the Red Devils continue the search for a permanent replacement for Solskjaer.

The report adds Manchester United would be prepared to pay Leicester £8 million in compensation to lure Rodgers away from the King Power Stadium.

Bookmakers have installed the former Liverpool boss as the favourite to replace Solskjaer at Old Trafford ahead of former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane and PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino.

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