When Michael Carrick was asked to take over as manager after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was fired, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward gave him no timetable or assurance.
After directing Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Villarreal, it appears Carrick will remain in command for Sunday’s trip to Premier League leaders Chelsea.
There are four days until Arsenal visits Old Trafford on December 2nd, and by then, some clarity will have arisen around what appears to be a very muddled picture to outsiders.
BBC Sport examines the issues that United’s hierarchy is grappling with as they strive to hire a manager who can restore the club’s success.
Source: BBC Sport