Gareth Southgate believes Manchester United's possible coach rumours are 'irrelevant'

The management already decided that there will be a 25% pay cut for ten Hag if the squad fails to qualify for the UEFA Champions League next season.

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Gareth Southgate believes Manchester United's possible coach rumours are 'irrelevant'

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Manchester United are struggling with form in the ongoing season. The Red Devils have failed to perform consistently in the English Premier League and sit 8th in the league table far away from the UEFA qualification for the upcoming season. The club has now lost 14 games in a single season the most by the club. The management has been upset with how Erik ten Hag has been managing the club and is looking for a possible replacement. 

In their last game on Sunday, they faced Arsenal who are currently competing for the PL title alongside their arch-rivals Manchester City. The club have conceded the most shots in the ongoing season than any other club in Europe. They have a long list of injuries with most of their defenders have been out injured with Casemiro playing alongside Jonny Evans at the backline. Ten Hag has given excuses on the injuries but the hierarchy of the club might go looking for a change of the Dutch coach. 

The management has already decided that there will be a 25% pay cut for ten Hag if the squad fails to qualify for the UEFA Champions League next season. In the current season, they failed to qualify for the UCL knockout stages after finishing last in the group stage where they were drawn against Bayern Munich, Copenhagen, and Galatasaray SK. 

Gareth Southgate to replace Erik ten Hag?

As per the rumours, England national team coach Gareth Southgate has been on the radar of the Red Devils, but, he insisted there had been no “conversations” with those billing him as a favourite for the job. He currently focuses on the upcoming Euros as the Three Lions qualified in the final losing to Italy at Wembley. 

England manager Southgate is among the potential candidates to succeed Ten Hag. Unlike others linked to the job such as Thomas Tuchel is another name linked with the German will be leaving Munich at the end of the season and might return to England for a second stint at the PL. 

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