Man Utd draw up shortlist to replace Van Gaal

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Manchester United have drawn up a shortlist of candidates to replace beleaguered manager Louis van Gaal next summer - with the Argentine duo of Diego Simeone and Mauricio Pochettino emerging as their prime contenders.

Highly experienced Manchester reporter Ken Lawrence has been given the inside track on United's next move, as the pressure to replace Van Gaal mounts and two potential successors emerge.

Atletico Madrid boss Simeone is a prime target for any top club after the sterling work he has done in recent years, while Pochettino's stock is rising at a rapid rate as he impresses at Tottenham.

Get the full story in tomorrow's Sunday World, with Kevin Palmer reporting on the latest night of discomfort for Van Gaal, as his struggling United side limped past League One side Sheffield United in the FA Cup.

John Aldridge gives us his exclusive postcard from Australia, as he scored for a Liverpool legends side featuring Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher in Sydney on Thursday.

We also have an exclusive interview with Scunthorpe striker Paddy Madden ahead of his FA Cup date with Chelsea on Sunday and a full round-up of the best action from Saturday's soccer.

With the best GAA and racing coverage also thrown into the mix, you will not want to miss this weekend's Sunday World.

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