- Ralf Rangnick will see his wages more than doubled after accepting to become Man United interim boss
- The German is said to have been on a £3.8million-a-year contract at Lokomotiv Moscow
- However, Man City's Pep Guardiola remains the best-paid manager in the Premier League
- Rangnick is set to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who was recently sacked after a string of poor results
New Man United new manager Ralf Rangnick is reportedly set to pocket an eyewatering £8 million per year at Old Trafford.
Rangnick is set to succeed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on an interim basis until the end of the season following the sacking of the Norwegian.
According to The Sun, Rangnick's move to United will see his wages more than doubled after agreeing to quit Lokomotiv Moscow.
The publication claims the German penned a three-year deal with the Russian club in July worth £3.8million-a-year.
Daily Star reports the 63-year-old has now upgraded his paycheck to £8m-a-year with the Red Devils.
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Wages now have him earning higher than what Solskjaer used to pocket, with the sacked tactician believed to have been on a £7.5m-a-year contract.
Meanwhile, Rangnick's wages do not have him anywhere what Pep Guardiola is earning at Man City.
Pep, who is believed to be the best-paid manager in the Premier League is reportedly on a £20m-a-year deal.
New Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte and Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp are some of the other top-earning managers in the division alongside Leeds United's Marcelo Bielsa.
Rangnick's promise to United fans
Earlier, it was reported Ralf Rangnick has promised to ensure Man United have a successful season ahead of his imminent arrival.
Speaking after his appointment, Rangnick admitted he was "excited to be joining Man United" adding that he is looking forward to helping the club and players to achieve their set goals.
“I am excited to be joining Manchester United and focused on making this a successful season for the club," he told manutd.com.
Source: Sports Brief News