Ralph Rangnik obtained a work permit to begin temporary tenure as Manchester United – said the club on Thursday.
63 year old German will be introduced as coach on Friday and lead a team for the first time in a Premier League game against Crystal Palace on Sunday.
United announced the hiring of Rangnick on Monday until the end of the season, after which he will take on the role of the club’s consultant. He resigned from the position of sports and development manager at the Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow.
Michael Carrickwho leads the team with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was fired November 21, will be at the helm of Arsenal at Old Trafford on Thursday.