A fresh insight into the efforts of Manchester United towards appointing a new manager has been provided on Sunday evening.
The subject of the situation on the bench at Old Trafford has of course come back to the fore in a major way over the course of the last couple of hours.
This comes after United, under the watch of interim boss Ralf Rangnick, were thoroughly outplayed en route to an eventual defeat at the hands of cross-town rivals Man City.
In turn, it now looks clearer than ever before that Rangnick will not be afforded the opportunity to guide the Red Devils forward beyond the expiration of his current terms in the summer.
And now, as alluded to above, a fresh update on the situation has been provided.
The info comes courtesy of the reliable David Ornstein of The Athletic, who confirms that those in a position of power on the red half of Manchester have begun holding meetings with potential candidates to take over at the club.
This comes amid the aim to come to a definitive decision on their managerial pursuit over the coming 'few weeks'.
The man to step into the dugout at Old Trafford, in turn, will be afforded the chance to have his say on transfers and squad construction through next season and beyond.
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Turning attentions back towards their endeavours earlier this evening, Rangnick's troops were ultimately put to the sword by four goals to one by a rampant Man City side.
Braces on the part of both Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez proved enough to guide Pep Guardiola's table-toppers to a dominant triumph, in the process reestablishing the club's 6-point advantage over Liverpool.
United, on the other hand, have now been replaced in the Premier League's top-4 by Arsenal, despite the Gunners boasting a whopping three games in hand.
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