Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed as permanent boss at Old Trafford in March on a three-year deal.
However, the Norwegian has led the club to just two wins in United’s first five Premier League games and Le10Sport (opens in new tab) (via Sport Witness (opens in new tab)) suggests the club hierarchy are already looking elsewhere.
The German’s long-term future with the Ligue 1 champions is uncertain.
Tuchel is unlikely to still be in charge next season unless he takes the club far in the Champions League, after being knocked out by United in the last 16 in 2018/19.
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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.
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