Ralf Rangnick

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  1. Oct 23, 2019
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    The reporter is reliable for Bayern, Hopefully club takes the first big step towards reshaping the structure.
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    Manutd1990 New Member

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    Is this a candidate for a DOF type role? Or is it when solskjaers time is up?
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    Nickelodeon New Member

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    Ralf Rangnick? A successful DoF? At Manchester United? Such rumors only serve the purpose of reminding us of how idiotic we are.
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    Red_toad Full Member

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    So we’re after some bloke to manage/ coach the team? A bloke who’s 61 and not exactly pulled up any trees during his managerial career?
    Or is he going in above Ole?
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    Manutd1990 New Member

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    Could be excellent! Bring in denis zakaria and timo werner
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    He will be DoF or someone who will head the football operations.
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    Hawks2008 Full Member

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    Too good to be true, not happening.
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Please!
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    izec Full Member

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    Not as a coach/manager.

    DoF would actually suit us the way we are heading.
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    FrankDrebin New Member

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    Know nothing about Ralf Ragnarok. So,is he any good ?
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    Ragnar did do well with the Vikings to be fair, very strong attack.
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    ottosec Full Member

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    I'm guessing this is not for the manager position?
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    yumtum DUX' bumchum

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    Dof football? A position to oversee the longterm success of a club? So we hire a 61 year old likely to retire within a decade?

    Manchester United.
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Thats long enough to have someone working along side him that can take over the role
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Oh feck off.
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    A decade would be good enough, that's ten years. Coaches in the ilk of Nagelsmann, Rose, Wagner, Klopp are famous for their brand of football, but most of them are disciples of Rangnick. He's a football revolutionary and I can't think of many men that would fit the DOF role better than him. I'd take him even if at 70, the difficult part is actually being able to convince him to come.
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    hasanejaz88 Full Member

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    Rangnick is a fantastic coach and DoF. Whatever role he is given, I'll be happy to have him.

    As a manager he was very impressive with Hoffenheim and did decently at Schalke, then after his hiatus he took Leipzeg to 3rd place after they were 6th the previous season.

    As a DoF, he's done amazingly well at Leipzeg since he joined with him in he lower divisions and taking them to BL. Their signings have been great during that time.
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    Yeah why would we hire an experienced director with proven track record, we should hire a 40-year old to make sure he can stick around for 25 years regardless of performance. The United way.
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    What signings was he responsible for at RB?
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    Every signing. He built this whole 'project' called RB Leipzig.
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    Enigma_87 You know who

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    I'd have him as interim till the end of the season and then take the DoF role. Makes a lot of sense but it's Woodward in the end that has to approve it so I'm not holding my breath.
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    zenith Full Member

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    Too good to be true and Woodpecker would consider him a threat to his authority. No chance this is happening.
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    Lemansky Full Member

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    No modern business hires someone in a 10 + perspective. That’s fairytale thinking. The structure and strategy should never be dependent on one person. Which is also the main reason we have struggled after the great man retired.
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    Oh I see, thanks.
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    Manutd1990 New Member

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    Someone like uncle pat.
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    Feels like he is interested in the Bayern job and using United as a negotiation ploy. It might not be bad if he takes Klopp with him to Munich.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Yeah everybody knows DoF's peak at age 45.
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    We won't see him at either of those 2 clubs. He's used to calling the shots at his respective employers, and doesn't like others reigning into his meddlings.
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    Trezeguet17 New Member

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    Woodward would have to step down in order for him to come here. I hope it happens.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    Awesome name.

    This part I like:
    Sounds like he's big on motivation and good football. Get him in.
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    Okey Full Member

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    Oh wow. Sounds way too good to be true. Perfect for the DoF role here. Could help reshape us for the next decade.
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    Only DoF i want to see at Manchester United is Paul Mitchell.

    Eye for good buys and United fan.
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Where has he displayed this, which signings?
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    Nice! You could argue that Rangnick is without exception the best appointment we can make for the Director of Football position (over Campos or Paratici or Webber), and the long wait would have been totally worth it. Not only because he is a former coach and is known as The Professor in German football (which gives him unique insight into the game vis-à-vis pure scouts that rose through the ranks) and influences the playing staff at the ground level but also: he has extensive experience with data analytics in recent years and is an ideology driven football person so his model of operation (Kapital, Kompetenz and Konzept) would create a viable long-term blueprint for United, once it's modified per the club's needs and seeps through the structure. A large percentage of the credit for the meteoric rise of the Red Bull organisation can be appropriated to him because he was the master puppeteer tugging the strings...
    https://spielverlagerung.com/2017/01/02/beyond-the-business-model-rb-leipzigs-football-philosophy/

    And he's also versed with coaches or scouting staff that should interest United in the future if things go south with the current administration: most prominently Nagelsmann, Rose, Mitchell, Marić. Would be more influential and significant than any player signing we can realistically make, honestly — and really set a standard of modernization/development for the next 5-6-7 year cycle.
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    I am a big fan of Mitchell but Rangnick is the don. He's the brains behind Leipzig revolution not Mitchell.
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    The key here is Woodward wont give up the amount of responsibility and autonomy Rangnick would want. We will look for a more specific and smaller role, someone that wont challenge Woody
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    What we need most is someone who can lay the foundations for the position, and a structure that will last for years to come. For that we need experience, which is why when names like VDS are thrown about they don't make any sense. Most of these guys have been successful going in with a functional system already in place. They've never had to build one from the ground up.