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17:05  06 december  2018
17:05  06 december  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Southampton to 'officially present' Hasenhuttl on Tuesday

Southampton to 'officially present' Hasenhuttl on Tuesday Southampton appear to have tied up a deal for Ralph Hasenhuttl to become the club’s new first-team manager. Mark Hughes was sacked on Monday morning and almost immediately afterwards, speculation surfaced surrounding the potential arrival of the Austrian at St Mary’s Stadium. Recent reports have indicated that Hasenhuttl has agreed ‘in principle’ to join Southampton and will stage further negotiations in the coming days. However, according to emerging claims from the manager’s homeland on Monday evening, the former RB Leipzig man has already put pen to paper on a contract with the Saints. Austrian news outlet Kleine Zeitung report that they have learned Southampton plan to unveil Hasenhuttl as their new manager on Tuesday, with the move finalised. The 51-year-old was without a club following the mutual decision for him to depart Leipzig at the end of last season. Hasenhuttl has been out of work since but it seems the prospect of managing Southampton in the Premier League has convinced him to begin his first tenure in English football.

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Premier League Championship League One League Two National League Premier League 2 U18 Premier League EFL Trophy FA Cup EFL Cup “For that reason, we are extremely pleased that Ralph Hasenhuttl has agreed to become our new manager and do all he can to help guide us back

New Southampton boss Ralph Hassenhuttl has revealed that he wants to get his name known in the Premier League, as he takes over as Saints boss.

Mark Hughes was sacked earlier this week after a 2-2 draw with Manchester United.

Hassenhuttl was quickly appointed as his replacement, with the former RB Leipizig being hired on Wednesday.

Speaking for the first time since getting the job, the Austrian boss said, via the Daily Mail.

“It’s a big challenge, but also the logical next step in my career. My goal is to get my name known here in the Premier League.”

“When I left Leipzig I was thinking about my next step, and I want to stand in front of a new team, new language, to get developed personally and in my view of football. That’s why I made the decision to come to Southampton.”

Klopp backs Hasenhuttl to succeed in the Premier League

Klopp backs Hasenhuttl to succeed in the Premier League Ralph Hasenhüttl is on the verge of being appointed Southampton manager, and he’s been given the seal of approval by one Jürgen Klopp. The Austrian tactician left RB Leipzig in May of this year, and the Saints job will be his first in English football. As excitement builds for the arrival of the 51-year-old, Klopp has offered kind words to the incoming boss. Quoted by the Daily Echo, the Liverpool manager said: “Tall guy, a good guy as well.” “Very lively football, very aggressive, pressing, actually very lively approach I would say.” “A good guy and Southampton, how I heard it, is a nice city.” “It sounds like a win-win situation.” In his time at Leipzig, Hasenhüttl won 40 of 83 games, guiding Die Bullen to a second placed finish in the 2016-17 season. The former striker replaces Mark Hughes, who became a much ostracised figure in his final days at the club.

Hasenhuttl becomes the Premier League 's first Austrian manager. He led promoted RB Leipzig to second place in the Bundesliga in his debut 2016/17 He left the club in May. Hasenhuttl will officially take charge on Thursday. His first PL match will be when Southampton visit Cardiff City on Saturday

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“I want to put my footsteps in the snow here. It’s a bit back to the roots for me. Last year I had a fantastic Champions League team, we were on a very high technical level. The step is not the easiest one, but I never want it easy in my life. I always challenge myself. I’m looking forward, not afraid of anything.”

The Austrian manager has had a lot of experience in Germany, and has secured promotion from the 2.Bundesliga on multiple occasions.

Hasenhuttl wants to get name known in Premier League © Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images Sport Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images Sport

His recent spell with RB Leipzig saw the German side challenge Bayern Munich for the title, before a disappointing spell last season.

However, Hasenhuttl has taken a grounded approach with Southampton, who a firmly in a relegation dogfight.

Hasenhuttl to be at Wembley to watch Tottenham clash

Hasenhuttl to be at Wembley to watch Tottenham clash Ralph Hasenhuttl is expected at Wembley on Wednesday night to watch Southampton in action against Tottenham. According to The Guardian, the Austrian is closing in on the Saints job and will watch his new team in the flesh for the first time at Wembley. Hasenhuttl had been outlined as Southampton’s number one managerial target and they appear to have got their man. The Austrian is expected to pen a two-and-half-year contract at St Mary’s and is the man they have tasked to keep them in the Premier League. Hasenhuttl remains highly regarded within Europe football after an impressive stint at Leipzig. Kelvin Davies will be in charge of the game at Wembley, with the players aiming to put in a good performance. Tottenham head into the game looking to get back on track after a disappointing defeat in the North London derby, while Southampton come into the meeting following the 2-2 draw with Manchester United, a game that ultimately cost Mark Hughes his job.

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“The first target is to get out of relegation zone. The near future has to be move as quickly as we can out of the zone.”

“We have a lot of games and my football is all about training sessions, working on habits. If you have the chance to do so, it’s okay, but if you don’t it’s not so easy.”

The Austrian’s first game in charge will be a tough one against fellow strugglers Cardiff City this weekend.

Hasenhuttl wants to get name known in Premier League © Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton FC - Premier League

Hasenhuttl delivers Lemina injury update.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has delivered an update on the condition of Mario Lemina. The Gabon international was forced to sit out of the Saints’ home win against Arsenal on Sunday afternoon as a consequence of a stomach injury. Hasenhuttl explained the midfielder’s exclusion from the matchday squad as he reflected on the team’s 3-2 win against the Gunners at St Mary’s Stadium. As quoted by Injury Data Analyst, Ben Dinnery, via Twitter, the Austrian boss confirmed that the former Juventus star is nursing a knock. He said: “Hopefully, [it is] not too serious. It’s about his stomach, it hurt him too much. If you can’t sprint 100 per cent, it’s better to say ‘no it doesn’t work’ and we have to put in someone else.” Lemina has been a key player for Southampton this season and started in Hasenhuttl’s first game in charge at Cardiff City last weekend. In the outing against Arsenal, the new Saints manager opted to utilise a central midfield pairing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Oriol Romeu with Stuart Armstrong just ahead. As the team now begin to gear up for a crucial match against Huddersfield Town in the Premier League, though, Hasenhuttl will be desperate to have Lemina fit and at his disposal.

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