After weeks of speculation and thorough scrutiny, Ralf Rangnick has finally been confirmed as the new Manchester United interim manager.
While virtually everyone knows he is German and was a former RB Leipzig coach, there are a couple of other interesting things about the 63-year old worth sharing.
Here are three of the interesting things about Man United’s new interim manager.
Played in England
Ralf played at the non-league level for Southwick in the 1979/80 season, taking part in 11 matches in the Sussex County Division One. In his active days, he could operate in midfield or at full-back.
Confronted United before
Ralf was Schalke boss when the club met United in the 2011 Champions League semi-finals, the first time the Bundesliga club had ever gone this far in the competition.
Made a move to coach the Three Lions
When you know your worth, then you can be as ambitious as possible. it is worthy to note that Rangnick was interviewed for the England job before Sam Allardyce was handed the role in 2016