Manchester United football director John Murtough claims Ralf Rangnick was the club’s No 1 choice to become interim manager.
Speaking to the official United website, Murtough said:“Ralf is one of the most respected coaches and innovators in European football.
“He was our number one candidate for interim manager, reflecting the invaluable leadership and technical skills he will bring from almost four decades of experience in management and coaching.
“Everyone at the club is looking forward to working with him during the season ahead, and then for a further two years in his advisory role.”
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