Ralf Rangnick will be the head coach of AC Milan from 2020/21 season. According to Fabrizio Romano’s Twitter account.
Rangnick has agreed to become Milan manager from start of 2020-21 season, and could also become the clubs sporting director after discussions much later.
Former RB Leipzig manager will take over from Stefano Pioli who was made Milan boss in October last year.
After agreeing to manage the club,
The 62-year-old Rangnick will also hold discussions with the Milan hierarchy to combine that role with that of sporting director, a position currently held by Paolo Maldini. According to the Gurdian.
Raf holds that.. ‘I have to influence areas of development across the whole club’
Ragnick has made his name throughout reputable clubs in Europe both as manager and sporting director particular In Hoffenheim, RB Leipzig and also Salzburg. So the Italians deemed him fit for the job.
In the past years, the German was heavily linked to prolific clubs, like Manchester United and Bayern which didn’t work out, but now has agreed to coach the Rossoneris next season
Despite the good results from Pioli, the current Milan manager in recent weeks, their hierarchy didn’t mind to appoint a new coach.
Later in the week, AC Milan will clash it out with Juventus, the league leaders who are currently gapping them with 27 points.