BRENDAN RODGERS remains favourite to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United manager, SunSport can exclusively reveal.
And the Red Devils are prepared to pay £8m in compensation to Rodgers’ current club Leicester.
After being in Champions League contention with the Foxes for the last two seasons, the former Liverpool boss is not having the best of seasons though, with his side currently two points BEHIND United.
Solskjaer was sacked following the 4-1 humiliation by Watford at Vicarage Road.
The club won only once in their last seven matches after the 4-1 defeat at Watford, and an emergency board meeting was called hours later to decide Solskjaer’s fate.
Mauricio Pochettino is preferred by Sir Alex Ferguson to become the next boss, according to reports.
The former Tottenham manager is tied in at Paris Saint-Germain at the moment and the Parisian club would be reluctant to lose the Argentinian in the middle of the season.
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