Bruce to Man United 'may have legs' after source's new update - pundit
Kevin Campbell has backed Steve Bruce to be surprise success at Man United if appointed interim manager.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former Arsenal and Everton striker pointed to the fact the Englishman, 60, has never had “world-class talent to worth with” during his managerial career.
In a statement confirming the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, United revealed they are looking to appoint an interim boss until the end of the season.
An Old Trafford source told Football Insider (23rd November) that ex-players Steve Bruce and Laurent Blanc are potential candidates for the interim role.
Bruce was recently replaced by Eddie Howe at Newcastle United.
When asked by Football Insider for his assessment of Bruce’s credentials for the role, Campbell said: “There would be value in Bruce coming in.
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“He was United captain, knows the club inside out and is very experienced as a manager.
“You just never know what could happen with somebody like Steve Bruce. He is an experienced manager but he has never had a team of world-class talent to work with. He has always had to make do.
“It may have legs. United could do a lot worse than bringing a Steve Bruce in, that’s for sure.”
Michael Carrick is currently taking care of first-team duties and guided the Red Devils to a 2-0 win over Villarreal yesterday.
United travel to Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday.