Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes that Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz may be a temporary solution to the Red Devils crisis.
Queiroz was an assistant to Sir Alex Ferguson in training United, before he took over the leadership of some world teams, until he became coach of the Egypt national team last September.
“I think if a team like Manchester United asked for someone like Carlos Queiroz, they would give up everything they do for him,” Ferdinand said in video statements.
Queiroz took over the training of the Egyptian national team, succeeding Hossam El-Badri, and played 5 matches during which he did not lose, and is preparing to participate with the Pharaohs in the Arab Cup, the African Nations Cup and the decisive role of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, during the next four months.
And the former United defender spoke about the news of Maurizio Pochettino taking over as coach of the Red Devils, succeeding Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, “I do not think that Pochettino will leave Paris Saint-Germain during the season.”
“I think he is grateful for the opportunity to be at PSG, he has a lot of things there so he has to respect that,” Ferdinand added.
“It is about what Paris Saint-Germain also wants, because the French club is not the type to give up its coach.”
Manchester United announced the official departure of their Norwegian coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, on Sunday.
“Ole will always be a legend at Manchester United, and we are saddened to have come to this difficult decision,” the club said in a statement.
“The past few weeks have been disappointing, but they shouldn’t erase the work Solskjaer has done over 3 years to build the foundation for long-term success.”
And the club added, “Solskjaer is leaving with our sincere thanks for his effort as coach, and all our best wishes to him for the future. His place in the club’s history will always be preserved, not only as a player but as a wonderful man and coach who gave us so many good moments. He will always be welcome at Old Trafford as part of our The Manchester United family.
The club concluded its statement, “Michael Carrick will lead the team in the upcoming matches, while the club is looking to appoint a temporary coach until the end of the season.”
Solskjaer has won only once in the team’s last 7 league matches, and his last defeat was against Watford 4-1 on Saturday.
And leaves Solskjaer United in seventh place with 17 points.
Solskjaer trained Manchester United on December 19, 2018, as a temporary coach, succeeding the late Jose Mourinho.