The English record champions Manchester United will soon introduce the successor to the recently dismissed coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Ralf Rangnick (63) should take over the coaching position at the Red Devils at least on an interim basis and follow the Norwegian.
According to information from GOAL and SPOX iAn agreement has not yet been reached, but the talks are well advanced. These have been very positive so far and the 63-year-old will hold the post until the end of the season. An official confirmation from the club is still pending.
A direct takeover of the Solskjaer office by Rangnick would be GOAL and SPOX According to it was possible last weekend, but it was only the long-term idea of the club management that convinced the German coach.
Manchester United: Rangnick should take over as a coach until the end of the season
According to The Athletic, which reported on it first, the final decision depends only on the approval of Lok Moscow, which is firmly expected in Manchester. Rangnick has been Head of Sport and Development at the traditional Russian club since July.
Rangnick was Head of Sports and Development at Red Bull from 2019 to 2020 and previously in various sporting management positions at the RB clubs since 2012.
Among other things, he acted twice as head coach of RB Leipzig (2015/16 and 2018/19) after he had also looked after VfB Stuttgart, Schalke 04, Hannover 96 and TSG Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.
Rangnick is not yet available for the upcoming away game at Chelsea on Sunday due to the lack of a work permit.
Manchester United PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino would like to succeed Rangnick
Solskjaer, who has been with ManUnited since December 2018, was dismissed on Sunday after the most recent sporting downturn. According to information from GOAL and SPOX, Mauricio Pochettino, who is currently under contract with PSG, is the desired successor.
Pochettino is willing to come to Manchester in the future and would even be ready for an immediate transfer, but the Ligue 1 club do not want to let him go during the season.
Since this did not work out, a five-person list of candidates for the coaching position at the Red Devils was processed, in which Ernesto Valverde’s name appeared, among other things. Among other things, it listed Real Madrid’s ex-coach Zinedine Zidane.