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Manchester United begin talks with former Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Manchester United begin talks with former Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde
A image of former Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde. /TWITTER

Manchester United have begun talks with former Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde over a move to Old Trafford.

Valverde, 57, is at the forefront of Manchester United’s interim manager until the end of the season, before the club appoints a permanent manager to fill the void left by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who resigned earlier this week.

Valverde has not been out of action since being sacked by Barcelona in January last year after helping them win two major league titles and the Copa Del Rey.

It is alleged that Man United director John Murtough has spoken to the Spaniard about the temporary job.

United are also urging Paris St Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino to take over the Red Devils’ long-term coaching.

Valverde also won trophies with Olympiakos and Athletic Bilbao, before advancing Espanyol to the UEFA Cup final.