I am the man to fix Manchester United: Diego Maradona

I am the man to fix Manchester United: Diego Maradona

However, only initial contact between the teams has so far been confirmed with United still yet to set in stone the future of their most commercially attractive asset.

In possibly the most freaky story of the summer so far, footballing legend Diego Maradona has declared his interest in managing Manchester United.

"If Manchester [United] need a coach, I'm the man to do it", he told FourFourTwo.

However, after overseeing just two wins in the final 12 matches of the 2018-19 campaign, questions were raised as to whether United were premature in appointing Solskjaer on a full-time basis. "I know they sell lots of shirts around the world, but they need to win trophies, too". Maradona was in charge of Argentina in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

"But now I have to say Man City [are my favourite English team]".

"I know he's had his detractors and you know sometimes it comes across a little bit of a different way because he does sometimes have a blase attitude towards things and I think a lot of people, especially people from Manchester sometimes see that a little bit of a different way".

Nevertheless, Maradona has gone on to have a career as a manager and is now the head coach at Mexican club Dorados de Sinaloa.

"With United, I liked Ander Herrera", continued the Argentinian.

"I played at Old Trafford [in the 1983/84 Cup Winners' Cup quarter-final]".

Arsenal and Liverpool have held talks about signing Moussa Dembele this summer but Manchester United are considered favourites to seal a deal for the Lyon hitman, according to L'Equipe via the Mirror.

Italian Serie A football champions Juventus have reportedly made an initial enquiry to Manchester United over the chances of bringing Paul Pogba back to the club this summer.

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