Date: 8th January 2020 at 7:00pm
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Lots of Manchester United fans have been urging the Old Trafford outfit to land Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa as a replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, after being humbled at home by inner-city rivals Manchester City in the Carabao Cup.

Solskjaer was appointed as the interim replacement for current Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho in December 2018, and was later named as the permanent Red Devils head coach in March having lost once in 13 league games under the Norwegian.

But things soon derailed for the former Manchester United striker, who has since overseen ten Premier League wins from a possible 29, lost both Champions League matches against FC Barcelona last term and drew 0-0 with Wolves in the FA Cup at the weekend.

Their route to the 2020 Carabao Cup Final took a major dent on Tuesday night, as well, when strikes from Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez and an own goal from Andreas Pereira ensured Manchester City hold a 3-1 lead heading into the Semi-Final Second-Leg.

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City blew United apart in the first-half at Old Trafford in an embarrassing display for Solskjaer’s Red Devils, just a month after they conjured a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium to damage the Sky Blues’ hopes of a third-straight Premier League honour.

Manchester United were stunned the moment Silva opened the scoring on Tuesday night, and Pep Guardiola’s visitors took control of the game and toiled with their once-dominant rivals until a late show of resilience when captain Marcus Rashford pulled one back.

Losing in such fashion on home soil appears to be enough for some Red Devils supporters, who are now longing to see our head coach Bielsa do what Rio Ferdinand did in 2002 and leave Elland Road for Old Trafford.

Bielsa has been at the helm since the summer of 2018 and has overseen 43 wins in 80 matches, and clearly impressed some Manchester United supporters for the way he organised the side against Arsenal in the FA Cup on Monday night.

Here are some of the messages shared from Red Devils fans wanting Bielsa to replace Solskjaer at Old Trafford…

In other Leeds United news, the club are reportedly set to beat Premier League competition to a 6 ft 3 signing.

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