English Premiership

'Big name' not needed

2014-04-24 11:10
Gary Neville (AFP)

Cape Town - Ryan Giggs has been placed in interim charge of the club, but is not to be considered for the full-time role as star names such as Louis van Gaal, Carlo Ancelotti, Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp are touted as the favourites to replace the recently sacked David Moyes as Manchester United boss.

website says that former United defender Neville thinks the club are likely to go for a high-profile European coach, but he doesn't think the club necessarily needs a "figurehead" to attract top players and insists the club should sell itself.

"The suggestion that they need a big manager to attract players to the club, I find that a bit sad to be fair," he told Sky Sports.

It seems to be the thought that if, at the beginning of next season, United can spend their money wisely and have a “big name” manager, that the exciting times will then return to Old Trafford.

Neville believes otherwise and suggests that the reality of it is that it doesn't really matter who the manager is. What matters most to Manchester United fans is that they actually win football matches and get back to where they belong.


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