Tuttosport: Rangnick dictates his conditions to AC Milan – he wants full powers

By Oliver Fisher -

Ralf Rangnick has dictated his conditions to AC Milan which must be adhered to if he were to accept a role at the club, a report claims.

According to Tuttosport (via MilanNews), the interest of Milan is no longer a mystery as the German himself confirmed it yesterday.

“There was an interest with Milan, but with the coronavirus there were other things to in addition to thinking if Ralf Rangnick was the right man for them or vice versa,” he told newspaper Mitteldeutsche Zeitung.

Rangnick then dictated his conditions: “It always depends on the club, but I’m not interested in the financial aspects. For me it’s about having a certain influence, which has nothing to do with power, even if in certain situations you need it to carry on certain things.

“I remember the first days at Leipzig: there were no physiotherapists, the doctors were gone, there was no technician. And the season would have started two weeks after my arrival.

“Quick decisions were needed: first I hired Alex Zorniger, then I went to Leipzig and hired two new physiotherapists and two new doctors in five hours. Alexander Sekora recommended the others. If I had to think theoretically that I have to go somewhere else, I should be able to do things this way.”

These – in the opinion of the newspaper – are very clear words from Rangnick, who made it very clear that he wants to command and influence the choices at his next club.

From these statements, it almost seems that Rangnick is thinking above all of having a role in the leadership, but the feeling is that even if he doesn’t become head coach next season, he will still decide who will be there.

The German philosophy is very clear: he wants full powers to be free to make decisions on his own.

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