Manchester United's abysmal end-of-season form and failure to qualify for the UEFA Champions League has left fans debating whether the appointment of Olé GunnarManchester United's abysmal end-of-season form and failure to qualify for the UEFA Champions League has left fans debating whether the appointment of Olé Gunnar Solskjaer was premature and based on a knee-jerk reaction to the side's earlier "honeymoon period" under the Norwegian. Is he man enough for the job? Is it foolhardy to appoint someone with no experience at the top level to one of the biggest jobs in football? Meanwhile, the papers this week have suggested that former player Rio Ferdinand is on the shortlist for a new Director of Football role – a role which arguably will be even more important over the next few months than that of manager, as the club seeks to rebuild what most people now agree is a broken squad. If indeed Ferdinand gets the role, or it goes to caretaker assistant manager Mike Phelan – the candidate supposedly preferred by Solskjaer - will it once again be evidence that Chief Executive Ed Woodward doesn't understand football? Is he trying to curry favour with
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