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Berbatov explains why "amazing" Pochettino may not be Man Utd solution

Dimitar Berbatov has hailed former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino as "amazing" but warned Man Utd he may not be the solution to their problems.

United's devastating 6-1 defeat to Pochettino's old club Spurs have reignited speculation linking the Argentine coach with the hot seat at Old Trafford.

The position of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at United is under scrutiny again following the club's poor start to the season, but Berbatov believes fans should think twice about putting pressure on their manager.

"Solskjaer has taken some criticism recently, I can understand why the odds say he is the most likely manager to leave his post, especially if they continue down this road," Berbatov told Betfair .

"The pressure on him will only continue to grow, and if they continue to fail to win points, the point will likely come where action is taken.

"I believe he is still fine for the job personally, and we will have to see. To me, it is amazing that Mauricio Pochettino is available for this job, one of football's finest coaches in my opinion.

"You can say maybe he waited for this job, but that is very risky for a manager to do, and I cannot believe another club hasn't snapped him up."

Pochettino has been out of work since his sacking last November, just five months after leading Tottenham in the Champions League final.

Recent reports claim United have already 'sounded out' Pochettino about taking over the reins should Solskjaer get the boot.

But Berbatov added: "Pochettino may be 'the man', but at some stage, they were all 'the man'- Moyes, van Gaal, Mourinho, all were the next saviour at one stage.

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"For United fans, I would say that every single person connected to the team in any way are all suffering.

"The ones that will express their feelings the loudest will be the fans, and I can understand this.

"United are led by people who want success for the club, and the glory days will return, of that there is no doubt- just when that is, is the question."

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