Ralf Rangnick has reached an agreement with Manchester United to become their interim manager.
The 63-year-old, who is seen as the ‘godfather’ of modern coaching in Germany, is leaving his job as head of sports and development at Lokomotiv Moscow to take up the role.
Rangnick has agreed a six-month deal until the end of May. He will have a further two years in a consultancy role.
🚨 EXCLUSIVE: Man Utd reach agreement with Ralf Rangnick to become interim manager. 6mnth contract then 2yr consultancy. Deal subject to Lokomotiv Moscow approval. Work permit process prevents 63yo leading #MUFC v Chelsea. W/ @lauriewhitwell @TheAthleticUK https://t.co/wjQyiRzfeE
— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) November 25, 2021
Manchester United have agreed a deal to appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager.
The German is poised to join #MUFC on a six-month contract but won’t be in charge this weekend vs. Chelsea while he waits for his work permit.
— The Athletic UK (@TheAthleticUK) November 25, 2021