Ed Woodward have reportedly made contact with Pochettino over a possible replacement of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Man United, MySportDab reports.
The Old Trafford club is not looking to sack their current manager but if the poor run of form continues he might leave.
Man United will be hoping to see the former Tottenham manager take over if Solskjear gets sacked.
The Red Devils were dealt a huge blow after losing scandalously 6-1 against Spurs at Old Trafford.
The result has prompt questions about the ability of Solskjaer’s ability to handle the team which has lead them to Pochettino.
Pressure mounting on the Norwegian following Sunday’s loss to Spurs and he is likely to lose his job.
Man United have reached out to Maurizio Pochettino following Sunday’s 6-1 loss, according to reports by the Daily Star.
The club is not prepared to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer just yet as he will be given a benefit of doubts.
Ed Woodward is making contingency plans if the club does opt to go in a new direction if there is no improvement.
Those plans would include Pochettino, who has not taken a job since leaving Spurs last year as he awaits the perfect opportunity.
For now Solskjaer still remains United manager until he has been shown the exit door after coming in for Mourinho.