Football gossip: Ed Woodward wants Pep Guardiola as Manchester United boss

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Tuesday, 26th January 2016, 7:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th January 2016, 8:39 am
Ed Woodward wants Pep Guardiola (above) as United boss according to the Daily Mail

Manchester United manager LOUIS VAN GAAL offered to resign after the 1-0 defeat to Southampton but executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward talked him out of it and wants the Dutchman to see out the season, according to the Sun.

The Guardian reports that VAN GAAL talked it over with his family over the weekend and will give his answer to Woodward when he returns to the club for training on Tuesday.

According to the Daily Mail, Woodward has not given up hope of appointing PEP GUARDIOLA after canvassing senior players about their preferred choice of replacement.

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