Profile: Ralf Rangnick, interim manager at Manchester United
He may have no stuffed trophy case, but Ralf Rangnick, who takes the helm at Manchester United as interim manager, has plenty of experience creating a football superpower
Name and role: Ralf Rangnick
Appearance: bespectacled and very German-looking
Newsworthiness: the ‘football professor’ was appointed interim manager at Manchester United
The phone rang at 6am. Not a time of the morning Guido Schäfer, a football writer and former professional footballer, is typically awake. In fact, it woke him up. He glanced at it and instead of turning over and going back to sleep, he was compelled to answer, ...