Ralf Rangnick left Man Utd in a worse state than when he changed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Image: Getty)
Rangnick stepped in as interim boss in November following the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, after the membership’s poor begin to the 2021-22 marketing campaign.
Issues obtained worse below the German – who was resulting from transfer right into a consultancy position at United after the membership appointed a brand new everlasting supervisor – however ended up abandoning these plans and left Outdated Trafford altogether on the finish of the season.
Rangnick, now accountable for worldwide aspect Austria, left the membership with the bottom points-per-game (1.5) and win proportion (42 per cent) of any United supervisor within the Premier League.
United completed sixth final season with 58 factors, marking the worst points-total file of their Premier League historical past.
There had been excessive hopes when United introduced in Rangnick, who is known for growing the Gegenpressing type of soccer utilized by Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp, Bayern Munich’s Julian Nagelsmann and former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel.
Giving his opinion on why it didn’t work out for Rangnick at United, Fernandes advised The Athletic: ‘Ralf got here along with his thought of taking part in with depth and urgent and the way he was used to taking part in in Germany.
‘But it surely didn’t fairly work out with us as a result of there was an environment between everybody the place the arrogance was low and every part was actually down.
‘It’s actually troublesome to return off when you find yourself in that run. It’s nothing to do with Ralf. He tried his greatest.
‘He is an effective supervisor with good concepts but it surely didn’t match with everybody.
‘It is because the workforce had been constructed with Ole and his thought, after which a brand new supervisor is available in with (his personal thought).
‘That most likely might be the distinction on the membership as a result of each supervisor who has been right here has had completely different concepts, so they convey completely different gamers in.’
Erik ten Hag was appointed as United’s new everlasting boss following Rangnick’s departure, with the Pink Devils fifth within the Premier League after their first six video games.
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