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Shock Choice? Championship Boss Tipped for Man Utd Job

Erik ten Hag’s future at Manchester United is uncertain. The 54-year-old manager faces potential dismissal after an underwhelming first season. 

Disappointing recruitment and inconsistent results, with the team currently in sixth place (13 points behind the Champions League spots), have reportedly left owners INEOS unimpressed.

Managerial Carousel at Old Trafford?

Several high-profile names like Roberto De Zerbi, Gareth Southgate, and Thomas Frank are rumored replacements.  However, a surprising suggestion has emerged: Mark Robins, manager of Championship side Coventry City.

Former Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew champions Robins’ candidacy.  He highlights Robins’ success at Coventry, including promotions and a near-FA Cup final upset against Manchester United itself. 

While a Championship manager taking the helm at a club like United is unconventional, Pardew believes Robins’ experience and recent achievements make him a worthy contender. 

This revised text streamlines the information, emphasizes the pressure on Ten Hag, and presents Robins’ candidacy as a bold option.