VIENNA, April 29 — Manchester United supervisor Ralf Rangnick has been appointed coach of Austria’s nationwide group, the federation mentioned at this time, however he’ll proceed in a consultancy function on the membership.
Rangnick joined United as interim supervisor in November final yr and can transfer into an advisory place after Ajax coach Erik ten Hag is available in as the brand new everlasting supervisor.
The 63-year-old German “will combine the job with his consultancy role at Old Trafford as planned,” United mentioned in a press release.
The Austrian federation mentioned Rangnick had been given a two-year deal that can be prolonged to 4 years if he secures qualification for the 2024 European championship.
“We are very pleased that in Ralf Rangnick we have been able to attract an outstanding expert in international football,” Austrian federation president Gerhard Milletich mentioned.
United’s already slim hopes of ending within the prime 4 of the Premier League and securing a Champions League spot took one other blow with a 1-1 draw towards Chelsea yesterday. — AFP