Rangnick Gets A New Job, And Man U Fans Aren't Happy

Rangnick now has two jobs.

Manchester United substitute teacher Ralf Rangnick has found himself a new full-time gig.


Rangnick, better known as Thor: Ragnarok has signed a two-year deal to become the new manager of the Austrian national team.


But for Man U fans who may want to never see Rangnick again, you may have to wait a while.

According to the club, the 63-year-old will combine the Austria job with his consultancy role at Old Trafford.


That has upset a number of fans, with some saying he used the Man U role as a stepping stone to get another job, and others questioning if he can put 100% focus in both roles.

 


 



Rangnick has been in the United dugout since replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in November but his spell in charge has been underwhelming, with the club currently in 6th place in the Premier League, and likely to miss out on a top four finish.


Erik ten Hag will take over as manager in the summer, having signed a deal until 2025.

"I'm really looking forward to playing my part in helping United become a real force again,' Rangnick said. "It is an honour for me to take on the role of [Austria] manager. The prospect of contesting the European Championships in Germany with a young team hungry for success fills me with great anticipation."


The German will join up with Austria at the end of May for their Nations League games against Croatia, Denmark and France. His two-year contract with the national team will be automatically extended by a further two years should they qualify for Euro 2024.


Franco Foda, who guided Austria to Euro 2020, resigned as manager last month after failing to qualify for the World Cup.


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