Man United’s Ralf Rangnick wants Chris Armas to join coaching staff

Manchester United are exploring the possibility of hiring former USA Chris Armas international in the role of Ralf Rangnick staff, sources revealed to ESPN.

Armas, whose last job was the head coach of Toronto FC, will need a work permit before moving to Old Trafford.

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Sources told ESPN that Rangnick is being allowed to appoint a “small number” of his own coaching staff to work alongside Mike Phelan and Kieran McKenna, both of whom are part of Ole Gunnar’s defenders team. Solskjaer.

Another assistant to Solskjaer, Michael Carrick, left the club after being in charge of the team for three games before Rangnick was appointed caretaker manager until the end of the season.

Rangnick was asked about the possibility of bringing his own staff to his official launch before winning Crystal Palace and indicate any appointments that may take time to arrange.

“I’m happy to be working with the current coaching staff because I need their experience, I need their expertise on the current squad,” he said.

“I’m obviously going to try to find one, two, maybe three people who can join us for a week or two, but due to Brexit regulations it’s not going to be so easy.

“Many of my former colleagues, whether video analysts or assistant coaches, have long-term contracts with big clubs, so they are not available right now, and we have to be a little smart and clever and find the right person..

“I hope that we can get them in here in the next week or two.”

The former Armas quarterback was capped 66 times by the USMNT before ending his playing career in 2007.

In 2008, he took a job as an assistant coach at the Chicago Fire and also worked at New York Red Bulls both assistant and head coach.

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