Phelan returned to Previous Trafford as assistant when Solskjaer took over as supervisor in December.
Phelan had been Sir Alex Ferguson’s No 2 for a prolonged interval and Solskjaer was fast to convey the 56-year-old again to the membership.
It has been continually reported that Manchester United are after a director of soccer and Phelan may now land a task.
Loads of retailers are claiming that United govt vice-chairman Ed Woodward will provide Phelan the position of technical director.
That might imply Phelan would depart Solskjaer’s aspect however it’s reported that United are eager to have a well-recognized face within the director position.
Phelan held the same position at Central Coast Mariners in Australia earlier than returning to Previous Trafford on the finish of 2018.
Ought to Phelan take the job then Michael Carrick is anticipated to step as much as be Solskjaer’s assistant.
Carrick has been a part of the teaching staff having been given the possibility beneath earlier supervisor Jose Mourinho.
And the previous midfielder lately admitted he does wish to go on to be a supervisor in the future.
Requested whether or not he desires to be a supervisor in his personal proper in the long run, he stated: “Yeah, at this stage, I’d say, yeah, however I am not blasé to assume I will be a supervisor, .
“I am beginning out now, backside rung of the ladder actually, albeit the supervisor Jose’s given me an unbelievable alternative to be at United now, however I feel it is a step-by-step, I am not getting carried away.
“However in fact, it is like once you got down to be a footballer, .
“You got down to be a footballer, once you’re younger, and also you assume I would love to do this.
“There’s loads of issues alongside the best way that might change that, and it is the identical factor now with being a supervisor, it is time will inform the way it goes.”
Any modifications to the United hierarchy aren’t anticipated till the summer time.
Earlier than then, the Purple Devils are chasing down a Champions League spot and host Manchester Metropolis on Wednesday.