Rangnick invites United to sign two forwards who are “good at modern football”

LONDON: Interim manager Ralf Rangnick said Manchester United should sign two forwards who are “good at modern football” to add real quality to the squad when new manager Eric ten Hag starts his job. Rangnick will leave his post at the end of the season. The new coach of Austria, who will remain at Old Trafford in an advisory position, he said finding a player who can share the burden of scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo would be one of Ten Hag’s most important tasks. United are sixth in the English Premier League and have scored 57 goals in this season, 27 in less than leaders Manchester City. Portuguese striker Ronaldo scored 24 goals in 38 games in all competitions, including 18 in championship. “Cristiano does not play in the center of the attack and does not want to play in that position, “Rangnick said. It is clear that the club he needs at least two new strikers to give this team more quality and more options. “He added:” You need two strikers who belong to modern football. it’s a lot of great teams that still play with two forwards. Most of them play with three forwards or with an indistinct spearhead. ”Rangnick emphasized the abundance of talent in rivals Manchester City and Liverpool. He said:“ If you look at it. at Liverpool and Manchester City . they have five or six first-class forwards. Gabriel Jesus wasn’t playing much until four weeks ago for City. He now he plays regularly again. He looks at the abundance of options in the two teams. If you ask me, does he play as a striker or as a winger? “He asked:” Does Jack Grealish play as a winger or a striker? Are they all good? in Different attachment positions. They can also change roles, which helps the manager rotate the players. “” We don’t have many of these players, “he stressed. (Reuters)