Renowned graduates of United's most successful youth team have been put in control of a team in turmoil.
Dutch manager Louis van Gaal, however, reportedly is very keen on taking up the job at Old Trafford but only after the World Cup.
Andrey Kanchelskis said he was surprised at the timing of David Moyes's sacking, just 10 months after replacing Alex Ferguson.
Moyes has broken his silence on his sacking by Man United, saying he 'understands and shares' the frustration of their fans at the club's disappointing season.
Ryan Giggs will be assisted by former teammates Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville during his spell as interim manager of Manchester United.
David Moyes was on Tuesday sacked as the manager of Manchester United as a price for the club's spectacular and sudden decline.
A look at the five potential full-time replacements for David Moyes as Manchester United manager.
By overlooking Mourinho and choosing Moyes to be the successor to Ferguson, the club gambled on a manager without a winning mentality or experience of European soccer.
Manchester United realized just how reliant their unprecedented dominance were on the managerial mastery of Alex Ferguson.
Netherlands head coach Louis Van Gaal was quickly installed as the bookmakers' favourite to succeed David Moyes as Manchester United manager.
"Ryan Giggs, the club's most decorated player, will assume responsibility for the first team until a permanent appointment can be made," the club has said.