Rangnick is not expected to be in the running for the job on a full-time basis beyond the summer, but Spanish publication AS indicate the German coach may not even last that long. It is reported that the United board accept they made a ‘mistake’ on hiring Rangnick as Solskjaer’s replacement.
Erik ten Hag is touted as the favourite to replace Rangnick, but no final decision has been made as of yet. Reports emerged this month that Ten Hag had been taking English lessons in preparation for taking the job at Old Trafford.
But the Ajax boss has distanced himself from those reports, insisting they speak English at the Dutch club on a regular basis. “No, that’s not true!” he told BT Sport, in perfect English. “We talk English in the club because we have a lot of foreign players in Holland you get educated in English. So…”