There has been a lot of speculation in the media recently regarding the potential arrival of Ralf Rangnick as head coach and sporting director.
On Wednesday night, the agent of Rangnick – currently the Head of Football for Red Bull – said that a co-operation between Milan and his client is ‘not on the cards’ at present.
Despite this, Friday’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport – as cited by MilanLive – claims that the German has in fact already agreed a three-year deal with the Rossoneri regarding a role at the club beginning at the end of the current season.
Not only that, but there is the option for a fourth year, and the agreement was reached back on December 23 just after the 5-0 defeat to Atalanta.
CEO Ivan Gazidis wants Rangnick badly, but for now he denies any contacts with him so as not to interfere with Stefano Pioli’s work from here to the end of the season.
There is a total agreement between the club and the coach, complete with a clause in favour of Milan that would allow the club to cancel everything in the event of a change of mind by paying a penalty.
In addition, the fact that the German is studying Italian very seriously is an important clue that would confirm this indiscretion.