Media: Club legend to become Manchester United’s very first technical director

23 April 2019

Mike Phelan Manchester United technical director
Photo: Getty Images Manchester United are keen to make Mike Phelan their new technical director as they are impressed by the partnership between Phelan and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Manchester United are keen to make Mike Phelan their new technical director as they are impressed by the partnership between Phelan and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Phelan is receptive to the idea but still wants to retain an influence on match days.

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

It’s been six years since Sir Alex Ferguson left his job as manager of Manchester United and the club are still trying to find a new golden solution. David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho all failed to follow in the footsteps of Ferguson and now Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the latest to try and bring glory back to United.

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