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What does the appointment of Ralf Rangnick mean for the pursuit of Man United’s Mauricio Pochettino?  The Red Devils remain interested in the appointment of Paris Saint-Germain coach next summer


Manchester United’s new era is set to begin this week with the announcement that Ralf Rangnick will become their new manager.

The Premier League side have reached a deal with the German to become their interim boss following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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Rangnick will sign a six-month contract after stepping down as head of sport and development on the Russian side of Lokomotiv Moscow.

He will then move on to a consulting post for two years at Old Trafford but what is United’s plan for next season? talkSPORT.com takes a look …

Continuation Mauricio Pochettino: What’s new?

The Argentine remains Man United’s main target to replace Solskajer on a permanent basis.

A summer move for the current Paris Saint-Germain boss appears to be the likely outcome.

talkSPORT understands Pochettino is interested in the job, but PSG have reportedly blocked United’s approach for him.

The former Spurs boss took over at Parc des Princes in January and he lifted his first piece of silver as a manager in France.

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What does the appointment of Ralf Rangnick mean for the pursuit of Man United’s Mauricio Pochettino?  The Red Devils remain interested in the appointment of Paris Saint-Germain coach next summer
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Continuation Mauricio Pochettino: What was said?

Pochettino commented on the intense speculation linking him to United’s post ahead of PSG’s 2-1 Champions League loss to Man City this week.

“I am focused on football,” he said.

“I am not a child, I am not a child. I have spent my whole life playing football. We are in a business that the rumors are out there, I understand that.

“This is the world we live in. I am so happy at Paris Saint-Germain. We are so focused on trying to achieve the best possible results.

“I am happy in Paris. I know the city well both as a player and a coach, I have always experienced this type of situation. Things happen and it’s not my responsibility. What I’m going to say if you ask me is that I’m happy in Paris.

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