Rangnick kicks off Austria stint with victory

Ralf Rangnick kicks off the reign as Austria manager with a hugely impressive Nations League win in Croatia. Rangnick endured a difficult period as Manchester United’s interim boss last season, missing out on Champions League qualification. But he started his Austria tenure in superb style, thumping the 2018 World Cup finalists. Goals from Marko Arnautovic, Michael Gregoritsch and Marcel Sabitzer…

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Ralf Rangnick not happy with Man United interim spell

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick said he is not “completely happy” with his time in charge and admitted he had expected to lead the club to Champions League qualification. United beat Brentford 3-0 in Rangnick’s last home match in charge. The club are sixth in the Premier League and set to miss out on next season’s Champions League. “In the…

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Ralf Rangnick named as Austria boss

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick has been named Austria boss. Rangnick will still take on his consultancy role with United as planned at the end of this season. “I’m really looking forward to playing my part in helping United become a real force again,” he said. The 63-year-old German has signed a two-year deal with Austria and will join…

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United will not repeat Liverpool’s 30-year title wait – Rangnick

Manchester United will not repeat rival Liverpool’s 30-year spell without a league title but must improve their recruitment to challenge, says interim manager Ralf Rangnick. United, who have not won the Premier League since 2013, travel to Anfield as rank outsiders on Tuesday. While Liverpool are chasing an unprecedented quadruple, United’s only challenge is to finish in the top four.…

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Rangnick not regretting over taking job

Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick says he has “no regrets” about taking the Old Trafford job. The 63-year-old’s admission comes despite the fact it is increasingly likely the club will miss the target of securing a place in next season’s Champions League. Rangnick has won just nine of his 22 games in charge since replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in…

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Rangnick dismisses Maguire and Ronaldo captaincy rift rumors

Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick says reports of a rift between captain Harry Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo are “absolutely nonsense”. A story in the Mirror said the pair were “embroiled in a power struggle” over the club’s captaincy. Rangnick says he has been told what was written and is not frustrated by it “because I know it is not true”. “This…

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Covid has disrupted United progress – Rangnick

Interim boss Ralf Rangnick says disruptions caused by Covid-19 have impacted his progress since taking over at Manchester United. The German, 63, is unbeaten in four games since replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the end of November. But he says the Covid outbreak that led to the closure of the club’s Carrington training base and the postponement of two games…

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United is better than I expected – Rangnick

Ralf Rangnick said his Manchester United side performed “better than expected.” Rangnick began his reign as interim manager with a narrow victory over Crystal Palace. A more energetic United display looked like going unrewarded against a dogged Crystal Palace outfit. It was until midfielder Fred struck first-time from Mason Greenwood’s lay-off to send a superb 20-yard effort curling over Vicente…

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Ralf Rangnick officially appointed as United interim manager

Ralf Rangnick has been appointed Manchester United interim manager until the end of the season. The 63-year-old’s contract will see him take charge of the first team until June. He will then remain at the club for at least a further two years in a consultancy role. United reached an agreement with Lokomotiv Moscow last week for the release of…

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Rangnick not good news for other teams – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that “unfortunately a good coach Rangnick is coming to England.” He said this after if Manchester United agreed a deal with Ralf Rangnick. Liverpool’s arch-rivals are set to appoint the German, 63, as interim manager on a six-month contract. Klopp is one of the younger German coaches who looked up to Rangnick and they faced each other…

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