Arsenal legend backs sacked ex Newcastle boss to be manager of Manchester United

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has now been sacked as manager of Manchester United, and this decision came after the club’s poor 4-1 defeat to Watford on Saturday.

Solskjaer’s assistant Michael Carrick will handle the squad on a caretaker basis, pending when an interim manager will be appointed.

For the permanent role, the likes of Erik ten Hag, Zinedine Zidane, Mauricio Pochettino and Brendan Rodgers have been tipped to manage the club. However, getting an interim manager may be quite difficult, as there are very few managers available for that role at the moment.

Arsenal legend Sol Campbell has suggested that ex Newcastle boss Steve Bruce be given a try at the role, but he was even unsure if the Manchester United league would deliver.

Speaking on PL Analysis TV, the former Newcastle defender asked: “Is a Steve Bruce for six months any good?

“Just for six months? I don’t know, who knows. It’s a real sticky wicket there. Whatever they do, it might be the wrong one.”