Manchester United coach Eric Ramsay dismisses Blackpool interest him for managerial role
Manchester United coach Eric Ramsay has been approached by Blackpool over their vacant manager’s job, but he is set to stay at Old Trafford.
The first team coach, who previously worked at Chelsea, is highly-rated by the Red Devils and Erik ten Hag has been impressed with him since arriving as manager last year.
With his growing reputation, the Athletic report that Blackpool have offered him his first role as a manager, but neither he nor Manchester United wanted that move to happen.
The report states that it is not the first time the coach has attracted interest from lower-league clubs, but United are very keen to keep hold of him.
Ramsay will remain and continue his work alongside Ten Hag and his coaches Mitchell van der Gaag, Steve McClaren, and Benni McCarthy.
Blackpool are looking for a new manager after sacking Michael Appleton following just one win in their last 11 matches.
The Seasiders are 23rd in the Championship table and three points away from safety after 27 matches in the second tier.
A club statement on Wednesday read: ‘Blackpool Football Club has today relieved Michael Appleton of his duties as Head Coach.
‘Assistant Head Coach David Kerslake will also be leaving with Michael.
‘The Club would like to thank Michael and David for their efforts during their time at Bloomfield Road and wish them all the best for the future.
‘The Club hope to be able to announce a new Head Coach in the coming days.’
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