- With Ole getting sacked, the team at Old Trafford targets landing Pochettino and meanwhile appoints Ralf Rangnick and interim manager of the club.
- The interim German manager has formerly coached Bundesliga contenders like RB Leipzig and Schalke
Manchester United remains inclined on retaining PSG (Paris Saint-Germain) boss, Mauricio Pochettino. However, Rangnick will walk in as Interim Manager towards the end of the year 2021-2022. The Red Devils are narrowing in on appointing Ralf Rangnick as the fill-in manager.
The team has held dialogues with the 63-year-old German professional and it is anticipated that he would soon replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, temporarily.
PSG manager, Mauricio Pochettino has been on United’s watchlist with corroboration that the Ligue 1 giants rejected an early inquiry, even so, Ralf will lead the team up to the end of the season. The former Tottenham chief, as reported by sources, is eager to set off for Old Trafford and would not hesitate to quit PSG in mid-season.
However, it is inferred that questions from mediators on permitting his departure were turned down by the French side as Ligue 1 was disinterested in letting their head coach quit halfway through the season.
As a result, the panel at United have been devising a 5-man list, including names like erstwhile Barcelona head, Ernesto Valverde in the quest for an interim heir to Ole. Sources confirm that Rangnick was initially reluctant over taking the job on account of it being a short-term 6-month deal. He, however, had second thoughts and reconsidered his decision after receiving an offer to continue with the team post completion of the interim period.
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In the course of his coaching career, the German footballer has coached 5 teams in the Bundesliga like Stuttgart, Schalke, Hanover 96, Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig.
In addition to this, he has also been appointed as Director of Football for teams of the Red Bull Enterprise counting Red Bull Salzburg, RB Leipzig and New York Red Bulls. Besides this, he has also managed Russian Premier League teams like Lokomotiv Moscow with his high-octan approach.
He has also been associated with major European clubs like AC Milan and Chelsea. His most successful venture was with Schalke where he bagged the runners up position in Germany’s top flight in the season of 2004-2005 alongside claiming DFB-Pokal and DFL- Supercup glory in 2011.