Just when things were getting a little quieter around Old Trafford, Manchester United abruptly decide to cut their losses on under-fire gaffer David Moyes by issuing his marching orders with just four games of the season remaining.
It appears the 2-0 defeat to Everton, the Scot’s former club, was the straw that broke the camel’s back. And indeed, amid a season in which the Red Devils will now go onto record their worst points total of the Premier League era, despite being reigning champions, there aren’t too many Moyes sympathisers out there arguing he should still be in the job.
The recently-axed Scot, officially relieved of his duties this morning, has left an almighty mess behind at Old Trafford however, and someone needs to clean it up. So just in case the Red Devils board are short on a few ideas, here’s a list of SIX potential candidates.