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OFFICIAL: Austria Appoints Ralf Rangnick as Its Head Coach

The interim manager of Manchester United, Ralf Rangnick has been appointed as the head coach of the Austrian national team.

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Manchester United confirmed the news on its official website on Friday, April 29th, 2022. According to the news, the German will continue in his position as the club’s consultant when Erik Ten Hag takes charge of the Red Devils next season.

I will take over as national team manager of Austria at the end of the season but will continue consultancy with Man United. I’m looking forward to helping United become a real force again.

Rangnick has signed a two-year contract with Austria, which will automatically be extended by a further two years should they qualify for the 2024 European Championship in his native Germany. He will combine the job with his consultancy role at Old Trafford as planned,

The German also confirmed the news during his press conference ahead of the Red Devils’ game against Brentford in the Premier League on Monday, May 2nd, 2022.

I will take over as national team manager of Austria at the end of the season but will continue consultancy with Man United. I’m looking forward to helping United become a real force again.

Rangnick will join up with Austria at the end of May for their UEFA Nations League games with Croatia, Denmark and France, after the conclusion of the 2021/22 Premier League campaign.

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