Lokomotiv Moscow have denied experiences suggesting Ralf Rangnick might go away the Russian membership and take over at Premier League Newcastle United, as reported by Sport RU.
Rangnick isn’t the form of man who bounces from job to job on the drop of a hat.
The 63-year-old not too long ago spent seven seasons at RB Leipzig, serving to to pull the taurine-powered Bundesliga membership from the depths of the fourth tier and into the Champions League semi-finals.
Rangnick returned to soccer following a short hiatus in July too, and it appears unlikely the godfather of gegen press – probably the most influential tacticians within the fashionable sport – would stroll away from Lokomotiv Moscow simply three months right into a three-year contract.
Earlier this week, The Athletic reported the former Schalke and Hoffenheim coach was highly unlikely to take on a role at Newcastle – both as head coach or director of soccer.
And an official assertion from Lokomotiv ought to see Rangnick’s identify lastly scrubbed from rivalry.
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“Info on the departure of Ralf Rangnick isn’t true,” Lokomotiv mentioned.
“Rangnick is a salaried worker (of Lokomotiv),” provides Yuri Belous, the previous FC Moscow president giving his two pence-worth in dialog with Sport.
“Contemplating the Saudis come to Newcastle with billions, it’s clear for Rangnick this undertaking is preferable.
“Can Rangnick simply stroll away? The membership is betting on him (to remain). On his advice a brand new head coach (Dmitri Loskov) was employed. A crew is being recruited.
“As I perceive it, many issues in Lokomotiv are tailor-made for (Rangnick). However no-one is irreplaceable.”
Newcastle have been linked with one other skilled sporting director, former PSG and Porto chief Antero Henrique.
It’s understood that, if Henrique is handed the reins, his “very good friend” Andre Villas-Boas could take Bruce’s place in the St James’ Park dugout.
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