Ralf Rangnick to Man Utd: How former Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig manager helped revolutionise German football

Friday 26th November 2021 10:15 GMT

Ralf Rangnick describes it as his "football epiphany". It was February 1983 and, aged 25, he was serving as player-manager of Viktoria Backnang, a small-town team in Germany's sixth tier, when Valeriy Lobanovskiy's Dynamo Kiev turned up for a mid-season friendly.

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