AJAX boss Erik ten Hag is one of four men being considered as a replacement to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer by Manchester United chiefs.
And SunSport has explored how the Red Devils could line up under the Dutchman if they decide to sack Solskjaer and appoint the 51-year-old.
A leading agent has been instructed to contact some of the biggest names in the game, with Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, former Real Madrid chief Zinedine Zidane and ex-Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte on the list with Ten Hag.
United chiefs are desperate not to sack Solskjaer, but they can no longer ignore the shocking downturn in form and results.
Things reached their lowest point on Sunday when they were hammered 5-0 at home by bitter rivals Liverpool.
With Solskjaer’s team struggling for form, Ten Hag would likely look to add to United’s ranks in January if he was in charge by then.
Wideman Antony, 21, has been linked and could provide competition for Jadon Sancho.
Chelsea outcast Hakim Ziyech also shone under Ten Hag at Ajax and could be a great signing if the Dutchman can get a tune out of the winger at Old Trafford.
And former West Ham striker Sebastien Haller has hit the ground running at Ajax after the Hammers cut their losses on their Ivorian flop.
With Edinson Cavani likely to leave at the end of the season, United are likely to need a striker as competition to Cristiano Ronaldo.
Bayern superstar Robert Lewandowski has also been heavily linked with an Old Trafford switch.
And having played under Ten Hag during his spell as Bayern boss between 2013 and 2015 the link could persuade the Polish ace to pick Manchester over Real Madrid.
The Reds have also previously been linked with Leicester duo Youri Tielemans and Wesley Fofana.
United raided Rodgers’ side two years ago when they signed skipper Harry Maguire.
VERY HOT ON FOF
According to But! in France, the Red Devils are keen on centre-back Fofana – despite having recruited Raphael Varane in the summer.
United are said to be ‘very hot’ on the defender, despite his current long-term injury.
Reports elsewhere suggest United are among a host of top clubs chasing Tielemans.
Leicester’s FA Cup final hero from last season is out of contract in 2023 and is open to a transfer.
Tielemans is believed to have turned down a new contract at the King Power, putting clubs on red alert.
As well as United, the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Atletico are all reportedly keen.
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If he was to arrive Tielemans could feature alongside Ajax wonderkid Ryan Gravenberch.
Already a Dutch international at 19, the midfielder could be the answer to the Red Devils’ issues in the centre of the park.
Ten Hag often plays a 4-2-3-1 system at Ajax which would means United fans seeing a similar system played at Old Trafford but with some different faces.
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