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Manchester United line up for Ralf Rangnick if they can’t Mauricio Pochettino this season – Red Devils’ ‘easy’ December can get their campaign back on track


Manchester United are considering an approach for Ralf Rangnick if he cannot keep Mauricio Pochettino away from Paris Saint-Germain during the season.

The search for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ongoing and talkSPORT understands ex-Tottenham boss Pochettino as the No.1 pick.

Pochettino reportedly unhappy with Paris Saint-Germain

However, the Argentine has a contract at PSG which means Man United could struggle to get him in before the summer.

And talkSPORT understands that the Red Devils will opt for the German Rangnick if that is indeed the case.

In a Northwest Football Awards report, talkSPORT’s Alex Crook said: “The name on most people’s lips is still Mauricio Pochettino – we know he really is the man Man United have aimed for.

“But as far as an interim manager goes, if they can’t get Pochettino out of Paris this side of the summer, then maybe Ralf Rangnick could be a live contender, that’s what I’ve got. heard here. “

Manchester United line up for Ralf Rangnick if they can’t Mauricio Pochettino this season – Red Devils’ ‘easy’ December can get their campaign back on track
Rangnick is a very experienced manager, recently taking over RB Leipzig in 2018.

Michael Carrick has taken the reins as the club seek a new manager to take them through to the end of the season, and his first game in charge is a crucial Champions League clash at Villarreal on Tuesday night, live and exclusively on talkSPORT 2.

After that, Man United have a tough trip to Premier League leaders Chelsea, but their December fixture list, dubbed ‘easy’ by talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham, looks the Red Devils more nicely on paper.

Man United’s December games

Arsenal (H) Premier League – December 2

Crystal Palace (H) Premier League – December 5

Young Boys Champions League (M) – December 8

Norwich (A) Premier League – December 11

Brentford (A) Premier League – December 14

Brighton (H) Premier League – December 18th

Newcastle (A) Premier League – December 27

Burnley (H) Premier League – December 30

There are 21 points up for grabs in the Premier League and a win over Young Boys should be enough to seal qualification for the round of 16 no matter what happens at Villarreal.

December is a great opportunity for whoever runs Man United to get the season back on track.

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