Manchester United considering sacking Ralf Rangnick

Posted Friday, March 18, 2022 by

Manchester United are reportedly close to firing interim manager Ralf Rangnick after accepting they made a mistake by letting him take over from former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last year.

Manchester United considering sacking Ralf Rangnick

That’s according to a recent report from Spanish outlet AS, who claims that although the German tactician was set to manage the side until the end of the season and then take up a consultancy role, the Red Devils’ hierarchy is considering cutting him loose ahead of time.

Rangnick’s arrival signalled the end of the Solskjaer’s reign and while not necessarily expected to come in and win trophies with just six months of the campaign left, expectation to qualify for the Champions League would have been the minimum.

However, following a patchy run of form that has frustratingly coincided with Arsenal going on a hot streak, United now found themselves major outsiders to finish the season inside the Premier League’s top four.

Speaking to reporters following the side’s disappointing exit from the Champions League earlier this week, Rangnick, as quoted by the club’s website, said: “In the league, the situation is pretty clear. This nine games, we will have to win most of them.

"For sure, we have to win against Arsenal. The only way to finish fourth, in the end, is to win most of them.”

Manchester United considering sacking Ralf Rangnick
Ralf Rangnick may not be with Manchester United at the end of the season.

Failure to play top-tier European football next season would be a massive blow, not only for the fanbase but also commercially and that could now pave the way for Rangnick to leave the club.

Although a potential successor is not yet known, these latest reports will certainly give fans hope that a decision over a permanent manager is edging closer.

Attention: Third parties may advertise their products and/or services on our website.7M does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of their contents.
Your dealings with such third parties are solely between you and such third parties and we shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you.