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Southampton appoint Hasenhuettl as manager

Southampton have appointed Austrian Ralph Hasenhuettl on a 2½-year contract to replace the sacked Mark Hughes as manager, the struggling English Premier League club said in a statement yesterday.

Southampton fired Welshman Hughes after a 2-2 draw at home to Manchester United last weekend left the south-coast club in the relegation zone with one win from 14 league matches.

Hasenhuettl, 51, guided newly promoted RB Leipzig to second place in the Bundesliga in the 2016-17 season before leaving the club in May this year after a dispute over a new contract. - REUTERS