Fabrizio Romano is reporting that AC Milan have reached a decision and will almost 100% be welcoming Ralf Rangnick in the summer to take over as manager and sporting director. The Red Bull man who has managed Salzburg and Leipzig will be entrusted to handle all sporting decision around AC Milan in a Wenger-esque role. MilanNews.it are reporting that Hendrik Almstadt is pushing for the firing of Zvonimir Boban, Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara to make way for Ralf Rangnick. The scout is part of the management is said to be Ivan Gazidis right hand man.
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MilanLive.it are reporting that Rangnick is identified as the right man for the job for three major reasons as follows: Firstly, to internationalise the brand. Secondly, to scout and develop young players. Thirdly, to provide a low-cost path back to Champions League football. Rangnick is expected to bring his own staff with him and is reportedly already learning Italian in preparation for the job.