“April Fools’ Day?”: What Former Barcelona FC Manager Luis Enrique Said on Manchester United Links


“April Fools’ Day?”: What Former Barcelona FC Manager Luis Enrique Said on Manchester United Links

The news of the sacking of Manchester United’s manager, Ole Gunner Solskjaer, finally arrived today. The club’s management board decided to relieve him from all his duties after the Red Devils suffered a shocking 4-1 loss against Watford FC.

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Interestingly, Manchester United has won just a single match in their last seven games in the Premier League 2021/22. In such a situation, there has been a long term demand from their fans to sack Ole, with many of them trending #Oleout on Twitter.

The club has made Michael Carrick as the interim manager of the club until and unless they find a new manager. He will be leading the club in their next game against Villarreal on the upcoming Tuesday in the Champions League.

According to many reports, Zinedine Zidane and Brendon Rodgers are the frontrunners for Ole’s job. However, either of them have not readily accepted any offers as of now.

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“Is today April Fools’ Day?”- Luis Enrique on Manchester United rumours

It was a shocking thing when even Former FC Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique’s name came up for the job. Sky Sports even reported that Cristiano Ronaldo wants Enrique to join the club as their new manager.

However, in a recent interview to La Sexta, Enrique said, “Is today April Fools’ Day?” when he was asked about his links with the Red Devils. It was a clear cut indication from the Spaniard that he is happy to manage the Spanish national team at this time and is not panning to make a move to Manchester. Even renowned football pundit, Fabrizio Romano, reported that the rumours are all false and Enrique was never ready to leave his position.

The next few days will be really crucial for Manchester United. Will they be able to bounce back and win the Premier League this season?

Also Read: 5 players who will benefit after the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United

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