Manchester United have now Officially comfirmed the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season.
Rangnick appointment has been making headlines since the sacking of Ole Gunner Solskjaer after United were humilated 4:1 by Watford.
His appointment was Officially comfirmed on the club’s website on Monday.
A statement on United official website reads: “Manchester United is delighted to announce the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season, subject to work visa requirements.”
“Following this period, Ralf and the club have agreed that he will continue in a consultancy role for a further two years.”
Rangnick is known for his pressing style of football and has influenced the likes of Jurgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel.
According to reports Solskjaer assistant Mike Phelan, coaches Carrick and Kieran McKenna, and goalkeeper coach Richard Hartis – will all remain at United even though Rangnick will bring in a few of his own staff including trusted video analyst Lars Kornetka.
Speaking about his appointment, Rangnick said: “I’m excited to be joining United and focused on making this a successful season for the club.”
“The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience. All my efforts for the next six months will be on helping these players fulfil their potential, both individually and, most importantly, as a team”, he added.
“Beyond that, I look forward to supporting the club’s longer-term goals on a consultancy basis”, he concluded.
United loss at Watford made it their seventh loss in 13 games accros all competition.
The Red Devils suffered a disappointing 5:0 loss to rivals Liverpool and followed by a 2:0 loss in the their first Manchester derby.
Ralf Rangnick main priority will be to bring United to the top four to ensure a Champions League football as they are currently place 8th with 18points in the premier league.
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