Ralf Rangnick says he has an opinion on who should be Manchester United’s next boss, but has yet to discuss the matter with the club’s hierarchy.
The United caretaker manager is the seventh occupant of the Old Trafford bench, including caretaker spells Ryan Giggs and Michael Carrick, since legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.
They are looking for another permanent manager once again as they try to secure a top four finish and advance to the latter stages of the Champions League.
Manchester United director of football John Murtough says a “thorough process” is underway as the club looks to start competing for “major trophies” again.
But that process has yet to extend to asking for Rangnick’s opinion.
“Until now, we haven’t talked about it,” he said. Sky sports news.
“Not with John Murtough or anyone else, we haven’t talked about this in the weeks and months since I’ve been here. I know my opinion, but we haven’t talked about it until now, so that’s all I can say.” you.”
Mauricio Pochettino remains the favorite for the United job, according to bookmakers, and in November Sky sports news reported that he would be interested in the role.
Erik ten Hag is also among the favorites for the job, and his work at Ajax has earned Rangnick’s admiration.
“I don’t know him as a person to begin with, but I’ve seen how Ajax has developed since he’s been there,” Rangnick said.
I know about the work he did while at Bayern Munich and it’s obvious he’s one of the best managers in Europe, but there are a few others.
“We haven’t talked about any new manager so far and therefore we haven’t talked about him.”
the super sunday The game against Manchester City will be Rangick’s first derby since taking over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford.
He said: “Everyone knows how important this match is for our fans, but also for both teams. There is a lot at stake for both clubs in this match and we have been preparing well for it. We have had good training sessions and we are looking forward to it.” for a first derby for me.
“One of the biggest derbies is Schalke against Dortmund and I managed quite a few of them in the two times I was head coach at Schalke. I am fully aware of what that means for the fans of both teams.
“In the same way, the Manchester derby is a game of great importance for both teams and we will be ready. We want another good performance away from home, as we are unbeaten in three months away from home so far. We are fully aware that we will need a Maximum performance to get something out of this game.”
Watch the full interview with Ralf Rangnick on Super Sunday Matchday from 10am on Sky Sports News; Watch Man City vs Man Utd on Sunday, live on Sky Sports from 4pm; start 4:30pm
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