Who Is Ralf Rangnick? 5 Fun Facts About The German International Coach

The German international manager started his coaching career in the 1980s and had a hand in Thomas Tuchel’s career as a coach. The German (Ralf Rangnick) has been appointed as Manchester United interim manager. Born in Backnang, West Germany on 29 June 1958. Ralf Rangnick is known for his coaching abilities and his style, Manchester United has a lot of quality and Rangnick should be able to turn things around with the squad he has.

1. Ralf Rangnick is notice for his philosophy

Football is all about the way you play, having the way your team plays is very significant. Coaches like Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Thomas Tuchel, and Antonio Conte all have a pattern their team follows, Ralf Rangnick is known for his style. The “Professor” is recognized as one of the first notable visionaries of Gegenpressing, whereby the team, after losing possession, immediately attempts to win back possession, rather than falling back to regroup.

2. Ralf Rangnick Led  Schalke 04 to the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2011

In the 2011 champions league, the German-led Schalke 04 to the champions league semi-finals and got thrashed by Manchester United Alex Ferguson in both return leagues of the champions league and were eliminated.

3. He had a big impact on Premier League managers such as Thomas Tuchel and Jurgen Klopp coaching career

The 63-year old is a role model to his fellow Germans coaches in the Premier League. The Gegenpressing is a style that is being used by these coaches. Jurgen Klopp mostly goes with this style of play, which by pressing the opponent, winning the ball back quickly, and playing aggressively. It was through Ralf that Tuchel Chelsea manager became a coach after he had an awful knee injury in his playing days as a footballer.

4. He Transforms his team to become the best

The work Ralf Rangnick has done wherever he finds himself has been startling, from VFB Stuttgart, Hannover 96, Schalke 04, 1899 Hoffenheim, RB Leipzig, he has played a vital role in these teams being it success or building in the form of transformation, his team to be on top. Rebuilding a team to be competitive again, the 63-year old is a prospect and he does it expertly.

5. Trophies he’s won as a manager.

To become a coach of a high-profile team, you are mostly judged by the success you have achieved and that’s one key thing about being a coach. Ralf Rangnick has done that with most of the clubs he has managed

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VfB Stuttgart

Hannover 96

Schalke 04


Ralf Rangnick and with determination, the Red Devils have made a great move for the German international with the experience he has and what you expect him to bring to the Manchester United team in the phase they are in as of now. Another tactician of the game has joined the EPL. Ralf Rangnick’s appointment has been made official by Manchester United.

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