Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes that the appointment of Ralf Rangick as the Manchester United coach is not good news for the rest of the league. Following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Rangick is set to take over as interim manager until the end of the season. He has been a big influence on the pressing style of Klopp which has been a huge success in the Premier League the past few years.
“Unfortunately a good coach is coming to England, that’s how it is, to Manchester United,” Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said about the arrival of Ralf Rangick. “Ralf is obviously a really experienced manager. He built most famously two clubs from nowhere to proper threats and forces in Germany with Hoffenheim and Leipzig. United will be organized on the pitch, we should realize that – that’s obviously not good news for other teams.”
“He helped me a lot because he was my coach and then one of the main figures to convince me to try coaching,” he added. “He was a huge influence on all of us at this time because he showed us it’s not important to follow people to the toilet in games, people felt defenders followed the strikers in games. Before I get carried away and talk too much, he isn’t appointed yet. So let’s respect everybody. That was the first time I felt what it was like to come up against a team who systematically pressed the ball.”