Ralf Rangnick breaks silence on Erik ten Hag’s impending Man United appointment

Manchester United fans are wondering when the Red Devils will announce the appointment of Erik ten Hag as Ajax coach.

The highly-rated Dutchman has been on the verge of being named the next permanent coach for the 20-time league winner for several weeks now.

However, with official confirmation yet to be received, there is still a lot of uncertainty as to when the 52-year-old’s appointment will be finalised.

Until the green light is given to the fans, interim manager Ralph Rangnick remains United’s best player with the German in the process of preparing the team for a giant match against arch-rivals Liverpool on Tuesday evening.

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Although United’s season is dead and completely buried, denting their title rivals’ hopes, as well as getting them back in again after suffering a 5-0 loss in the previous game, would certainly come as a small consolation.

Liverpool fought a riot at Old Trafford in October 2021 with Mohamed Salah (centre) scoring a hat-trick during a 5-0 win.

Speaking at a press conference ahead of Tuesday’s popular match at Anfield, Rangnick, when asked when the club will announce Ten Hag, (as quoted by men), She said: “I don’t know. This is a problem for the club and the board of directors and as soon as there is something to announce, I’m sure the club will make that announcement.”

“At the moment, it does not affect our preparation for tomorrow’s match or Saturday’s match.

“We are very aware that out of those six games we probably need roughly the maximum points and you can even see other teams drop points.

“It’s about consistency and the team that finishes fourth will be the most committed to that.”

The Premier League match is scheduled to kick off on Tuesday evening at 8pm (UK time) and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.