Man Utd duo Phelan, Meulensteen in frame for Wigan job

Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan is competing with Rene Meulensteen for the Wigan Athletic job.

Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan is competing with Rene Meulensteen for the Wigan Athletic job.

The Mail on Sunday says they are on a list of 10 candidates to be interviewed by Wigan owner Dave Whelan, who hopes to appoint his man by next weekend.

He said: "I’m talking to a lot of great managers, hopefully I can choose the right one — and that’s not easy."

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