RALF RANGNICK raised concerns over Manchester United star Luke Shaw in an interview in 2020.
The coach, 63, is set to take over as interim boss after agreeing a deal with the club.
Ralf Rangnick previously said he would improve the Manchester United defence[/caption]
Luke Shaw’s ability was also called into question by Rangnick[/caption]
And he could be keen to improve the defence judging by an answer he gave in regard to where the Red Devils need to improve.
He said: “I think on the market there are a few young central defenders.
“[United] could do with a left-back.
“I know they have Luke Shaw but I’m not so sure if he’s still on the same kind of level you need for a club like Manchester United.”
United have since looked to improve the back four through the purchase of Raphael Varane in the summer.
Shaw has also proved to be one of the best full-backs in the league and played a starring role for England at Euro 2020, scoring in the final.
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But Rangnick specialises in uncovering young, hidden, talent.
He was responsible for first unearthing the likes of Joshua Kimmich, Manuel Neuer and Erling Haaland.
And given he could go on to become a director at United, the club could trust him to shape transfer policy.
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