Manchester United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim boss

Ralf Rangnick

In this file photo taken on April 20, 2019 Leipzig's then coach Ralf Rangnick smiles during an interview before the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v RB Leipzig in Moenchengladbach, western Germany. Manchester United announced on November 29, 2021 they had appointed Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season. The 63-year-old German joins from Lokomotiv Moscow, where he was manager of sports and development.
 

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What you need to know:

  • He takes over from first-team coach Michael Carrick, who has been in caretaker charge for two matches since Solskjaer was sacked just over a week ago following a poor run of results.
  • "He was our number one candidate for interim manager, reflecting the invaluable leadership and technical skills he will bring from almost four decades of experience in management and coaching," said United football director John Murtough.

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