Manchester United are still desperate for Mauricio Pochettino to take over as coach – and the Argentine could help seal two big transfers.
The PSG coach, 49, has been on the Red Devils chiefs’ radar for years.
And he remains their number one target, according to reports – despite only taking over at PSG in January.
United are believed to have shortlisted four more achievable players, which include Antonio Conte, Zinedine Zidane, Brendan Rodgers and Eric ten Hag.
But the dream scenario – should he sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to his horror – is for Pochettino to take charge at Old Trafford.
The arrival of the ex-Tottenham boss could help United sign two key signings.
Harry Kane has told Tottenham he wants to leave the club in a desperate bid to win titles in May.
Manchester City were expected to launch a £150m bid – but instead paid £100m for his England friend Jack Grealish.
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Man United were in the market for a striker, but instead turned to £20m Cristiano Ronaldo after shelling out £73m Jadon Sancho.
But their striker’s problems have been exposed this season, with Kane joining Erling Haaland as the main target.
Kane enjoyed his best years at Spurs under Pochettino and the England captain could be persuaded to head to the Theater of Dreams under his old boss.
United also need help in the middle of the park, with Calvin Phillips linked with a move from fierce rivals Leeds.
But Pochettino could help the club bring in Marco Verratti, as the Italian has spent nearly a decade in Paris and is likely open to a change of scenery.
Verratti and Phillips will constitute a huge promotion over Scott McTominay and Fred.
And with Bruno Fernandes ahead of them and two Sanchos, Ronaldo, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford joining behind Kane, United could finally be the final article.
Man United have spent around £200m on their four-way defense but they are looking at the sea.
However, the club is believed to be looking to bolster other areas of their squad, with Pochettino potentially able to help Luke Shaw, Harry Maguire, Raphael Varane and Aaron Wan-Bissaka work as a cohesive unit.
With David de Gea back on his feet and Dean Henderson providing more than possible support, Butch will be fair on target.
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