Rangnick aims to improve Manchester United's defensive 'balance'

Ralf Rangnick

In this file photo taken on April 20, 2019 Leipzig's then coach Ralf Rangnick smiles during an interview before the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v RB Leipzig in Moenchengladbach, western Germany. Manchester United announced on November 29, 2021 they had appointed Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season. The 63-year-old German joins from Lokomotiv Moscow, where he was manager of sports and development.
 

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What you need to know:

  • The 63-year-old German's first press conference since being appointed interim manager until the end of the season following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  • Rangnick's deal is set to see him move into a consultancy role at Old Trafford after the end of the current campaign
  • Rangnick added he had tried to persuade former United midfielder Carrick, who announced his departure from the club after Thursday's victory, which left them 10 points adrift of the top three

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