Ralph Hasenhuttl hired as Southampton boss

Southampton have hired former RB Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuttl as manager.

Austrian Hasenhuttl, 51, has joined the Saints on a two-year contract after being out of work since leaving Leipzig in May.

Southapmton sacked Mark Hughes on Monday, eight months after he took charge at St Mary’s.

Hasenhuttl led Leipzig to a second-place finish in the Bundesliga in his first season in charge, after taking over following their promotion from the second tier.

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