Five facts about potential Manchester United boss Marco Rose

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has done an incredible job in his first three games as Manchester United interim boss.
He is building a case to become manager on a full time basis.
United are considering alternatives though, with Zinedine Zidane and Mauricio Pochettino on the shortlist.
So too is relative unknown Marco Rose, report The Mail.

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Rose is a very intriguing option and one which should not immediately be discounted due to a lack of name value.
He could become a cheaper yet possibly better option than Pochettino, if Ed Woodward decides Solskjaer is not the answer.

Five facts about Marco Rose

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1: Rose is the manager of Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg. He began as youth coach in 2013 before landing the senior role in 2017.

2: He led Salzburg to the title in his first season in charge, scoring more goals and conceding fewer than any team in the division as they finished 13 points clear of Sturm Graz.
3: European success nearly came early too for the 42-year-old. He guided Salzburg into the semi-finals of last season’s Europa League and this year they are into the last 32, beating Celtic home and away in the group stages.
4: Rose played under Jurgen Klopp during his days as a footballer, featuring as a defender for Mainz. He also played for Leipzig and Hannover, before retiring in 2010.
5: The preferred formation utilise by Rose is a 4-4-2 with a diamond formation in midfield. He uses a pressing game to put pressure on opponents.

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