According to reports, Rangnick should be offered a unique role with the Rossoneri. Where he will combine the work of the head coach and sports director.

“Learn the concept of respect”

Paolo Maldini has told Ralph Rangnick to “learn the concept of respect”. After the comments, the former coach of RB Leipzig made regarding certain powers he would need to take to work at Milan. According to reports, Rangnick should be offered a unique role with the Rossoneri. Where he will combine the work of the head coach and sports director. Such a restructuring will not leave room for the technical director Maldini or head coach Stefano Pioli. At the same time, Zvonimir Boban was dismissed from his post as chief football director earlier this year as part of a shake-up of the hierarchy of CEO Ivan Gazidis. Last week, Rangnick – the former Stuttgart, Schalke, and Leipzig, who now leads the Red Bull sport and development.

Some influence

The Leipzig-owned group said it would need “some influence” to move to Milan and confirmed negotiations with the Serie A club had taken place before the coronavirus pandemic. “Never communicating with Rangnick, I don’t understand on what basis his statements are based. Also because the owner never said anything to me,” he said. “Some considerations, in my opinion, however, must be made. The German coach speaking of the role with full managerial powers in both the sports and technical fields. It invades areas where professionals work with regular contracts.

“So, I would have some advice for him, before learning Italian, he should review the general concepts of respect, as there are colleagues who, despite the many difficulties of the moment, are trying to end the season very professionally, benefiting Milan to their professional pride. Rangnick admitted that he would be open to the prospect of joining AC Milan while showing that discussions with Italian giants took place before the coronavirus forcibly interrupted the season. “I can’t completely rule it out. Milan asked me about my accessibility, I recommended Red Bull, and there were negotiations with my agent,” Ralph told journalists. “After the contact, the outbreak of the coronavirus, more important questions arose. Milan and Lega have other things to think about.”