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Allegri ‘keen’ on being Solskjaer’s replacement at Manchester United

Massimiliano Allegri is apparently ‘keen’ on becoming Manchester United’s next manager should they decide to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Italian has been out of work since heading out the Juventus exit door in the summer, leaving the Serie A giants after winning five consecutive Scudettos, four Coppa Italias as well as steering the Turin based club to the Champions League final in 2015 and 2017.

Now, according to the Guardian at least, Allegri would be ‘keen’ to take over at Old Trafford should Manchester United decide to replace current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with the report claiming that the 52-year-old is ‘learning English’.

Solskjaer is coming under increased pressure after run of miserable results since his permanent appointment, with the Red Devils having picked up just nine points from their opening seven Premier League games, despite taking the lead in six of those games.

The Norwegian is trying to rebuild the club’s squad with young British talent, while also clearing out the deadwood left behind by his predecessors, with the former striker insisting there will be ‘bumps in the road’.

However, despite his legendary status at the club, there have been calls from some sections of the United support for the 46-year-old to be replaced, though Ed Woodward claimed last week that he is willing to be patient with Solskjaer.

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