MILAN – According to BILD, sensational news from Germany, former Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick will be Milan's next coach and sports director. This news surprised everyone because Pioli seemed close to being confirmed on the Rossoneri bench after the excellent performances following the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Milan.
Milan, is Ralf Rangnick coming? Here is his resume.
He started out as a manager-player in some German amateur clubs. As Wikipedia writes, after retiring from competitive activity in 1988, he also coached the Stuttgart Under-19 team.
In May 1999 he was hired by Stuttgart to lead the team in the last five games. After a good season in 1999-2000, in February 2001 he was exonerated because of the poor results.
In the 2001-2002 season he leads the Hannover 96 in the second series, getting the promotion. He was released in March 2004 for disappointing championship results.
In September 2004 he was hired by Schalke 04 to replace Jupp Heynckes. In the championship he leads the team to the second final place behind Bayern Munich. The following year he was released from December 2005.
In the 2006-2007 season he leads the Hoffenheim in the third series. In two years he got two promotions, bringing the Hoffenheim into the Bundesliga in the 2008-2009 season. He remained in the club until January 2011, when he resigned due to differences in the market.
In March 2011 he was hired by Schalke 04, leading the team to the Champions League semifinals and to the German Cup victory. In September 2011 he resigned due to a breakdown syndrome.
He returned to the world of football in 2012, taking on the role of sports director of the two teams of the Red Bull group, Salzburg and RB Leipzig. At the beginning of the 2015-2016 season he becomes the new coach of the RB Leipzig, leaving the post of sporting director of Salzburg.
Lead the club to second place in the Zweite Bundesliga, getting promoted. At the end of the championship he resigned, keeping only the position of sports director.
In July 2018 he returned to the bench of the RB Leipzig, staying for only one season (sources Bild and Wikipedia).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano