Rangnick 'frustrated' by Utd decision

English Premier League

Interim manager Ralf Rangnick has reportedly been left frustrated with a decision said to have been taken by the Manchester United board.  

The German tactician has found himself on the receiving end of some harsh criticism from pundits after his side gave up a 2-0 lead to end up drawing 2-2 with Aston Villa on Saturday night.  

Scroll through the gallery above to see United in action against Villa on the weekend

Rangnick's stuttering start to life at Old Trafford thus continues, with the Red Devils having claimed just two wins in their past five matches.  

Now just under two months in charge, the new boss has been rumoured to be targeting a number of players to sign, while it was also suggested earlier this month that as many as 11 players want to leave the club 

However, the Daily Mirror has now reported that the 63-year-old will not be backed with a transfer budget by the United hierarchy this month.  

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It is claimed the club's decision-makers are uncertain about handing millions to Rangnick, who will only be in charge until the end of this campaign, to spend. 

This could prove a bitter blow for the head coach, who was seemingly hoping to make some additions to the squad in this transfer window.  

Mauricio Pochettino, Erik ten Hag and Brendan Rodgers have all been linked with the permanent managerial role at Old Trafford, and it now appears that the board will wait until their next manager is confirmed before spending any more money on players.  

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