Report: Manchester United CEO plans to keep two players at the club

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Manchester United’s new CEO, Richard Arnold plans to appoint a new permanent manager for us as soon as the current season comes to an end, according to the Daily Mail. 

This is so as to allow the incoming manager have a say in what players are coming in and leaving the club ahead of next season. 

About six players are expected to leave Old Trafford this summer, including Edinson Cavani, Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba, who are all out of contract in a few months. 

Already, the search for a new permanent manager is on, with Ajax boss, Erik ten Hag, and PSG’s Mauricio Pochettino said to be frontrunners for the role.

Arnold also wants to keep Cristiano Ronaldo and Anthony Martial next season, even if the club sign a striker this summer. 

The Red Devils are looking to be proactive in the summer, and build a strong enough squad to challenge for top titles next season.

There’s also belief that a potential lack of Champions League football won’t deter the club’s chances of signing top talents.