After the recent 4-3 Champions League loss to FC Copenhagen, that makes it nine losses in all competitions in 2023-24, meaning his United outfit have had the worst start to a campaign in 60 years. This was only compounded by the 3-0 defeat at home to Newcastle in the Carabao Cup, and now being bottom of the Champions League Group A has piled pressure on the Dutchman despite the controversial events of the game.
The Red Devils are currently just six points off the top four in the league, so there’s hope in that aspect. But with below-par performances and results, it begs the question of who can potentially turn the fortunes of the declining giant? We run through a list of potential successors who could reignite this fading club.