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Manchester United set to sack Solskjaer after holding emergency board meeting

Manchester United have reportedly decided to sack under-fire manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the wake on Saturday's 4-1 defeat to Watford.

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Manchester United set to sack Solskjaer after holding emergency board meeting
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, it appears, is no longer at the wheel. Following another humiliating defeat - this time a 4-1 thrashing at Watford on Saturday, Manchester United have reportedly called time on Solskjaer's time at the club. After a lengthy board meeting, the club great is set to be axed.

United, four defeats in five games

Having already been humiliated by Premier League rivals Liverpool and Manchester City prior to the international break, United's season hit a new low following Saturday's 4-1 rout at lowly Watford.

Amid a worrying slump, several outlets including The Athletic, Manchester Evening News and journalist Fabrizio Romano claim United have opted to part with Solskjaer with Darren Fletcher lined up to take over the reins.

United had previously been linked to former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, Leicester City's Brendan Rodgers and Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag.

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Sport says Raheem Sterling has told Premier League champions Manchester City he wants to join LaLiga giants Barcelona.

Barca and City are among the clubs interested in Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette, per Fichajes.

The Sun reports Newcastle United are looking to sign Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic. The Serbia international, who scored twice to sink Milan on Saturday, has been linked with City, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Inter, Atletico Madrid, Tottenham and Arsenal.

Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are set to go head-to-head for the signature of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger, says Mundo Deportivo. The Germany international is a free agent at season's end. Bayern are also believed to be interested.

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