Report: Solskjaer to remain for Spurs clash, United officials split on Conte

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will get at least one more shot to right the ship at Manchester United.

The 48-year-old has received support from multiple club officials and will get a chance to manage the Red Devils again on Saturday against Tottenham Hotspur, according to Jamie Jackson and Fabrizio Romano of The Guardian.

Uncertainty over his future intensified in the wake of Sunday's humiliating 5-0 loss to Liverpool at Old Trafford, which extended Manchester United's Premier League winless streak to four matches.

It appears the club has followed the guidance of legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who - along with chairman Ed Woodward and managing director Richard Arnold - supported Solskjaer to continue on as manager, The Guardian reports.

The decision was ultimately made and agreed upon by Joel Glazer, the co-chairman who heads the American family’s ownership.

Continuing with Solskjaer at the helm will surprise some, but it appears that disagreements over a successor may have played a role in the decision.

Antonio Conte is reportedly open to the idea of discussing the role at Manchester United. However, a difference of opinion among board members has cast doubt over United's interest in the Italian manager, reports Mark Ogden and Rob Dawson of ESPN.

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Despite his success in winning league titles at Inter, Juventus, and Chelsea, some United officials reportedly feel his appointment would contradict a "cultural reboot" philosophy that's been in place at the club since Jose Mourinho's departure almost three years ago.

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has also been linked with replacing Solskjaer. But ESPN's Julien Laurens reports that the Frenchman isn't interested in managing Manchester United.

Assuming Manchester United get a positive result at Tottenham, Solskjaer will likely be in charge for Tuesday's Champions League encounter with Atalanta before taking on rivals Manchester City next at home.

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