The Premier League giants announced on Sunday that they had split up with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, adding that they intend to bring on a temporary makeover.

According to The Athletic, Agent Jorge Mendes has However, United proposed to appoint Lopetegui to replace the Norwegian.

The representative of Cristiano Ronaldo is said to have contacted United representatives a few weeks ago to discuss the managerial role in the dugout.

Lopetegui, the Has won 73 of his 125 games as Sevilla coach, reportedly has an “achievable release clause” in his contract.

Michael Carrick will be used as caretaker for the foreseeable future, starting with the Champions League game in Villarreal on Tuesday evening.