Southamp­ton ap­point Hasen­huttl as boss

The Phnom Penh Post - - SPORT -

RALPH Hasen­huttl has been tasked in re­viv­ing Premier League strug­glers Southamp­ton’s for­tunes after be­ing named their new man­ager on Wed­nes­day. The 51-year-old Aus­trian has signed a two-and-a-half-year con­tract. Hasen­huttl at­tracted Saints’ in­ter­est through his suc­cess at RB Leipzig, guid­ing them to sec­ond in the Bun­desliga in 2016/17 and the Europa League quar­ter-fi­nals last term. He left Leipzig after they fin­ished sixth in 2017/18. “The ur­gency to find a path back to our po­ten­tial and to the re­sults that we ex­pect can­not be un­der­es­ti­mated,” said Southamp­ton chair­man Ralph Krueger. “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 on that path.”

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