Jadon Sancho has been tipped to be a “real beneficiary” of Manchester United’s imminent appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim boss.

According to the Athletic, the influential German coach looks set to take up the role until the end of the season, before moving into a consultancy role at the club for two years.

Kevin Hatchard, a German football expert, believes that the former Borussia Dortmund man will thrive under the stewardship of Rangnick, due to his footballing intelligence and previous experience of playing in the Bundesliga.

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Speaking on talkSPORT, Hatchard said: “Jadon Sancho will be a real beneficiary of this. Because he is a guy that has been in German football, he’s used to learning about pressing triggers, he’s used to learning about when to go and press the opponent.


“Part of the struggle at Manchester United has maybe been that those instructions haven’t been as detailed or haven’t been the same, and maybe he (Sancho) has struggled in that regard.

“I would think he’d be perfect for the way that Rangnick would want to play because he’s the type of guy that makes decisions quickly and generally makes the right decisions.

“And he thrives in that kind of broken transitional play that Rangnick wants to create.”

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The attention to detail that Sancho and his team mates may be about to witness under Rangnick compared to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, could well be like chalk and cheese.

Earlier this year Rangnick was left disappointed and witnessed first hand the talent Sancho possesses, as the England international scored in the German Cup final to deny RB Leipzig the trophy, where he was working in a senior role at the time.

After getting off the mark at United with his strike against Villarreal, the technically gifted Sancho could shine under the tutelage of Rangnick, who is often credited as being something of a godfather of German coaching.

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