Ralf Rangnick has accepted to be Man United’s temporary manager.
Manchester United has agreed to appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season, according to sources. The club is still on the lookout for a long-term management. According to rumours, Manchester United has agreed to appoint Ralf Rangnick as their interim manager.
It is thought that he would leave his position as head of sports and development at Lokomotiv Moscow to take up the position.
According to the Athletic, Old Trafford is still looking for a permanent manager.
Rangnick has agreed to a six-month contract with the club, which means he will remain in charge of the Red Devils until the end of the season, after which he will work as a consultant for another two years.
However, due to work permit issues, he will not be allowed to take command in time for United’s Saturday match against Chelsea.
After United’s humiliating 4-1 loss to Watford, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was relieved of his duties as manager.
The defeat, their third in a row in the Premier League, has dropped them to eighth place in the standings.
Rangnick has had a long career as a director of football, having held positions with Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig since 2012, and the 63-year-old has previously managed Leipzig.
Rangnick, a countryman of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, has previously been regarded as ‘one of the finest, if not the best German coach,’ while his colleague has been connected with the Manchester United management position.
Rangnick’s first game in charge of United will most likely be against Arsenal on December 2 at 8:15 p.m. at Old Trafford.
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