Ralph Hasenhüttl

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If they sack him, they go down and never come up again. You simply can't be a successful PL club with that level of investment over many years.
Really? Why is Ralph the only man around that can do a job at Southampton?

They're a candidate to go down at some point regardless, that's the level of club they are. They'll either be plucky underdogs that punch above their weight, or they'll have a shocker at some point.
 

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He knows how to coach a team to press but has nothing else about him other than that. A bit like Rangnick.
 

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Does feel like they should have found a new guy this past summer.
 

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He knows how to coach a team to press but has nothing else about him other than that. A bit like Rangnick.
He has been dealt shit cards there is no investment in this club, he has been doing a great job with what he has been given.
 

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Two pals and I drew up three-man list of first sackings this season: he was top of mine! Not going to reveal number two as it now looks more than a little silly!
 

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He's a good coach who has consistently been fecked over by the board who have basically attempted to asset strip the team in past seasons.

The funny thing is that I actually quite liked their transfer activity this summer: trying to pick up quality underage players (mainly from Citeh) like a PL Dortmund. It would have worked well if a side like West Ham had employed it because they already have a good core of a team to "absorb" the inexperience and inconsistencies of youth. However, pitching youngsters into a team with JWP (who himself is overrated) and absolutely nothing else worthwhile in it may not pay off regardless of who is in charge.
 

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He's a good coach who has consistently been fecked over by the board who have basically attempted to asset strip the team in past seasons.

The funny thing is that I actually quite liked their transfer activity this summer: trying to pick up quality underage players (mainly from Citeh) like a PL Dortmund. It would have worked well if a side like West Ham had employed it because they already have a good core of a team to "absorb" the inexperience and inconsistencies of youth. However, pitching youngsters into a team with JWP (who himself is overrated) and absolutely nothing else worthwhile in it may not pay off regardless of who is in charge.
Ole next for them then!
 

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About time.

Cue worldwide celebrations, the beginning of a new era of prosperity, and an end to all global conflict.
 

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He has done a pretty good job with them. Seems a decent chap too

But yeah you could see they were probably due a change
 

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He has done a pretty good job with them. Seems a decent chap too

But yeah you could see they were probably due a change
has he? 16th, 11th, 15th, 15th, 16th and now sitting 16th again.

We had one of the worst PL seasons imaginable last year and still finished only a point behind them. The narrative that they don’t spend money is weird too.

only one season under him do they have a positive net spend and in his first two years they spend 60m+. This year particularly they have spent 70m and have received nothing for players.
 

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Been average will be interesting to see who they replace. Lopetegui supposedly of interest from Wolves there could be a few in the league after him.
 

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Its a weird one. As people say, some of his final league positions are shocking but always felt like when his teams were playing well they were brilliant.
 

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If you ever need the football definition of "flatters to deceive" then Hassenhuttl is it.
 

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has he? 16th, 11th, 15th, 15th, 16th and now sitting 16th again.

We had one of the worst PL seasons imaginable last year and still finished only a point behind them. The narrative that they don’t spend money is weird too.

only one season under him do they have a positive net spend and in his first two years they spend 60m+. This year particularly they have spent 70m and have received nothing for players.
Yeah it's an interesting one - like without checking the data even i would have just thought/assumed his league finishes were higher than those listed, which isn't that great at all.

Then I also hold this perception that he's done well in terms of "what he's been allowed to spend" - which you're sort of debunking. His spend/net spend would be interesting over his tenure, compared to the other clubs.
 

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I'm shocked they didn't wait until they play us next. Seems to be the in thing to do
 

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Sometimes it feels like clubs are just hiring for the new manager bounce. Very few coaches seem to last long.
 

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Was always gonna happen at some point but ultimately I think they'll regret it. Despite the occasional spankings he kept that dreadful squad overperforming for years. Unless they start spending I don't see them in the Prem in two years time.
Relegation threatened clubs with shit squads should snatch him up immediately if they get the opportunity. Definitely a good manager to keep teams playing above their expectations.
 

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Was always gonna happen at some point but ultimately I think they'll regret it. Despite the occasional spankings he kept that dreadful squad overperforming for years. Unless they start spending I don't see them in the Prem in two years time.
Relegation threatened clubs with shit squads should snatch him up immediately if they get the opportunity. Definitely a good manager to keep teams playing above their expectations.
Agree with this. They have a shocking squad and I think he has done well to keep them competitive.

If they get the appointment wrong, they will go down, because they are certainly bottom three in terms of quality.
 
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