Manchester United have been caught cold too many times – they have to snap up Mauricio Pochettino

Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Diogo Dalot, Scott McTominay and Anthony Elanga; they all need it. Rashford and Sancho, in particular, need it. They desperately need someone to work with them and develop them. Rashford has never had that... Read more

There is no Ralf Rangnick revolution – Manchester United are no better than under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

The low-thrills Rangnick era can be neatly summed up by its biggest beneficiary: McTominay. He has played more minutes under the manager than any other player, including goalkeepers and been one of United’s best players post-Solskjaer. The team would have... Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo asked Ralf Rangnick why a younger player was not substituted instead at Brentford

Cristiano Ronaldo demanded to know why he had been substituted – and not one of Manchester United’s younger players – in his pitchside moan during the 3-1 win at Brentford. Ronaldo, 36, was upset at being taken off during the... Read more

Ralf Rangnick is a glorified supply teacher and Manchester United’s players know it

Then there is the fundamental cowardice of hedging a managerial appointment in an industry where everything is interim. Steven Gerrard is interim Aston Villa manager until Liverpool want him. Phil Foden is interim Manchester City centre forward until Erling Haaland... Read more

Ralf Rangnick: I wish more Manchester United players spoke out like Cristiano Ronaldo

Ralf Rangnick has urged his underperforming Manchester United players to start delivering home truths to each other like Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo warned this week that United’s “nightmare” season will continue unless the squad sort out their attitude problem. And Rangnick... Read more

Manchester United’s flat, feckless squad are hard to like – the club’s decline is on them

It is staggering that, at 34, Edinson Cavani is doing so much more than his younger, attacking team-mates, averaging 11.7 km per game. That’s second only to Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino as the hardest working forward in the Premier League. Rashford... Read more

Manchester United must work harder and sprint more to save season, says Ralf Rangnick

Ralf Rangnick has told his Manchester United players they will not compete unless they up their work rate and start sprinting after admitting the pressure is on to save their season. United face Aston Villa in the FA Cup third... Read more

Ralf Rangnick demands ‘unhappy’ Manchester United players behave professionally amid dressing room unrest

Ralf Rangnick has admitted there are “unhappy” players at Manchester United but told them to maintain their discipline and insisted he will deal personally with anyone he feels is not pulling their weight. United’s interim manager is understood to be... Read more

Ralf Rangnick struggling to ease tensions at freefalling Manchester United

And his battles to motivate and win over the squad are not being helped by the dwindling confidence of some players and the disillusionment of others, issues that festered under Solskjaer but which Rangnick urgently needs to address in the... Read more

Sir Alex Ferguson’s former right-hand man deployed to fix broken Manchester United dressing room

Mike Phelan has been asked to help unify the dressing room at Manchester United and prevent the club’s torrid season from falling into further disarray. United defender Luke Shaw has pointed to a lack of togetherness and motivation at the... Read more

Ralf Rangnick’s tactical revolution is not working at Manchester United – this is why

Ralf Rangnick’s strong tactical ideology makes him different to the archetypal interim manager but Manchester United are struggling to grasp and execute his concepts after five attempts in the Premier League. United have won a reasonable tally of 10 points... Read more

Wantaway players, failing tactics and an interim coach who has not clicked – no wonder Manchester United are in freefall

And his battles to motivate and win over the squad are not being helped by the dwindling confidence of some players and the disillusionment of others, issues that festered under Solskjaer but which Rangnick urgently needs to address in the... Read more

The Ralf Rangnick Revolution: Man Utd’s issues and what we have learned so far

Manchester United ended 2021 with a much-needed win against a depleted Burnley. Having gone top of the Premier League with victory at Turf Moor in January, talk of a title challenge had turned to the need to kickstart their Champions... Read more

Manchester United are still gripped by identity crisis – ‘cultural reboot’ was a hollow marketing slogan

Manchester United’s much trumpeted “cultural reboot” under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was, among other things, supposed to do away with the indiscipline, cliques and division that had taken root during the end of Jose Mourinho’s regime. Yet the challenge now at... Read more

Ralf Rangnick will consider not signing unvaccinated players for Man Utd

Ralf Rangnick believes serious consideration should be given to whether clubs sign unvaccinated players. Jurgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager, has already admitted he would be dissuaded from signing anyone who refuses to be jabbed against coronavirus amid the health risk... Read more

Ralf Rangnick ready to appoint Manchester United’s first sports psychologist since 2001

Lense, 46, a former second division player in Germany, worked with Rangnick for three years at RB Leipzig. Rangnick, who hopes Lense and Armas will have their work permits approved in the next 48 hours, said it was a no-brainer... Read more

Ralf Rangnick poised to add Chris Armas to Manchester United coaching staff

Ralf Rangnick is due to add the former New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC coach Chris Armas to his coaching staff at Manchester United. Armas, who worked with Rangnick at the New York Red Bulls, will join United subject... Read more

Ralf Rangnick could try to convince Man Utd to give him manager’s job permanently

Ronaldo scored twice against Arsenal to take his tally to 12 for United since his return to the club. Questions have been asked about how Rangnick – one of the architects of the German “gegenpressing” philosophy – plans to accommodate... Read more

Ralf Rangnick wants Manchester United to be ‘pressing monsters’

Rangnick hinted he could recommend himself for the permanent job if this season goes well and he is ready to put roots down in Manchester with his search for a new home, in comparison to Mourinho’s decision to stay at... Read more

Ralf Rangnick could try to convince Manchester United to give him manager’s job permanently

Ronaldo scored twice against Arsenal to take his tally to 12 for United since his return to the club. Questions have been asked about how Rangnick – one of the architects of the German “gegenpressing” philosophy – plans to accommodate... Read more

Ralf Rangnick yet to speak to Michael Carrick due to work permit delay as he starts life at Man Utd

Ralf Rangnick started his reign as Manchester United interim manager on Wednesday by assessing the facilities of Old Trafford but has not yet spoken to his stand-in Michael Carrick. The German, 63, is awaiting work-permit clearance from the Football Association... Read more

Ralf Rangnick will miss Man Utd’s game with Arsenal as he is forced to face FA independent panel over work visa

Ralf Rangnick, the new Manchester United interim manager, faces a Football Association-appointed independent panel in order to gain his Home Office work permit as his recent career out of coaching means he does not meet the criteria automatically. Rangnick, 63,... Read more

The football gospel according to Ralf Rangnick – and what it means for Manchester United

During their bad dream eight years post-Alex Ferguson, Manchester United have cycled through four very different types of manager. First it was the dependable domestic overachiever, then a maverick Dutch wildcard, followed by the sour serial winner and most recently... Read more

Ralf Rangnick is now the most important figure at Man Utd – if Cristiano Ronaldo is a casualty of his new regime, so be it

Whether or not Ralf Rangnick had a hand in dropping Cristiano Ronaldo for Manchester United’s Premier League meeting against Chelsea it was certainly a move that will help the club’s new interim manager. We have to take on face value... Read more

Omicron variant could force Man Utd to play Young Boys in neutral country

There are fears the Omicron variant of coronavirus will force Manchester United to play their final Champions League group game against Young Boys next week in a neutral country. Telegraph Sport can reveal Uefa was on Monday urgently seeking clarity... Read more