Exclusive interview: What Ralf Rangnick will bring to Manchester United

Our reporter Michael Plant spoke to football journalist and author, Karan Tejwani, who has written extensively about Ralf Rangnick, to get the inside track on the man expected to be named United’s interim boss.

With Ralf Rangnick close to being named as interim Manchester United manager until the end of the season, we spoke to football author and journalist, Karan Tejwani about the appointment.

Karan wrote Wings of Change: How the World’s Biggest Energy Drink Manufacturer Made a Mark in Football, which detailed how the Red Bull franchise captured the attention of world football over the past decade, through clubs such as RB Leipzig and RB Salzburg.

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Key to that success was Rangnick, and Karan detailed the incoming coach’s background, his philosophies and how he has impacted some of the world’s biggest coaches, when speaking to our to reporter Michael Plant.

The pair also discussed in a video interview what impact Rangnick will have at board level, how he’ll look to impact transfers and what effect his arrival will have on Cristiano Ronaldo.