Tension at Anfield as Jurgen Klopp reacts to Ralf Rangnick’s imminent at Manchester United

Tension at Anfield as Jurgen Klopp reacts to Ralf Rangnick’s imminent at Manchester United

  • Jurgen Klopp has stated that of Ralf Rangnick's will reposition English Premier League club Manchester United
  • The Liverpool boss and several new generation managers including Thomas Tuchel and Julian Nagelsmann were mentored by the German
  • It was gathered that Rangnick became famous as the manager and sporting director where he developed German club RB Leipzig

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reacted to the imminent arrival of Ralf Rangnick's who is widely reported to become the Manchester United manager, temporarily, Mirror reports.

It was gathered that Rangnick would likely be appointed to take up the plum job at Old Trafford temporarily and he will be in charge until the end of the season.

The 63-year-old tactician is believed to have mentored several young generation tacticians including Thomas Tuchel, Julian Nagelsmann as well as Jurgen Klopp.

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Jurgen Klopp believes Man Utd will improve under Rangnick. Photo: Andrew Powell
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Mirror are reporting that Rangnick became famous as the manager and sporting director where he developed German outfit RB Leipzig into the European force they are today.

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According to Klopp, his compatriot will make the difference at Manchester United.

Klopp said via Reddit:

"Unfortunately a good coach is coming to England, to Manchester United! That's how it is. He built two clubs from nowhere to proper threats in Germany in Hoffenheim and Leipzig. His first concern is being a coach and that's his skill.
"United will be organised, we should realise that. That's obviously not good news for other teams!
"He is very well regarded among coaches in Germany. Where he has been he has done incredible jobs.
"We faced each other when I was a very young coach and he was at Hanover. He started as a young man at Stuttgart and then made his way up.
"He might have forgot that, but he called me a lot at Mainz."

Liverpool through to Champions League knockout phase

Meanwhile, Liverpool continued their dominant run in Group as they beat FC Porto by 2-0 in their Champions League tie at Anfield.

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The Reds have won all of their five matches in Group B and will finish top of the table as they progressed to the round of 16.

Jurgen Klopp's side did not have much problems in recording their fifth win as they completed the double over their Portuguese counterparts.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stated that he was interpreted out of context after he was said to have branded the Africa Cup of Nations as ‘little tournament’.

The German tactician who was reacting to his side’s win over Arsenal in the Premier League at the weekend expressed frustrations that he will miss the services of some of some key players in January.

But the manager has insisted that he never meant to demean the AFCON tourney, saying the way his comments were twisted.

Source: Sports Brief News