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athleticism exclusively revealed on Thursday that Manchester United had struck a deal with Ralf Rangnick to become their interim manager after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s departure on Sunday morning.
Rangnick is expected to join the club until the end of the season and will have two more years in a consulting role. The 63-year-old is stepping down as sports and development manager at Lokomotiv Moscow to take the job.
Michael Carrick, meanwhile, temporarily took charge of the first team and clinched a 2-0 win over Villarreal in their Champions League game on Tuesday night.
We also have live coverage of Liverpool v Southampton as the Merseysiders look to keep the pressure on league leaders Chelsea.
Elsewhere, Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte admitted he was “starting to understand the situation” at the club following their dismal 2-1 Europa Conference League loss to NS Mura.
Leicester clinched a convincing 3-1 victory over Legia Warsa while West Ham defeated Rapid Vienna 2-0.
We’ll bring you all the latest news ahead of a busy weekend in the Premier League.
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