Ralf Rangnick will bring modernisation to Man United

He has influenced a generation of German coaches from Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp, Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel to Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann.

28 November 2021 - 00:00 By Reuters

Ralf Rangnick, set to become Manchester United's interim manager, heads to Old Trafford with a reputation for “pressing football” but it is almost certainly the German's vast experience of coaching and team development that is the real attraction for the club.

The 63-year-old will be in charge of United’s first team until the end of the season, but is also agreeing to a two-year role as a consultant — a detail which gives a strong clue to what United are hoping to gain from the former RB Leipzig coach...

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