A-League club “at the mercy” of Manchester United over Mike Phelan’s future

Mike Phelan

The 56-year-old was appointed by the Mariners last summer but returned to Old Trafford to assist Ole Gunnar Solskjaer when the Norwegian was brought in as caretaker manager in December following Jose Mourinho’s sacking.

Phelan, who has continued in a part-time role since Solskjaer got the job permanently, is keen on landing the inaugural technical director job at United, according to the Manchester Evening News.

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