He has also used a 4-3-3 (at Hoffenheim) and a 3-5-2 (at RB Leipzig) demonstrating his tactical flexibility and it is, of course, yet to be known which formation he'll go with at Manchester United.
With their current crop of players, the 4-4-2 and/or the 4-3-3 looks most likely.
Rangnick believes there are 5 different situations that decide a football game.
1) What happens when you are in possession?
2) How to set up when the other team has the ball
3) Transition - When the ball has been won
4) Transition - When the ball has been lost
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