The Austrian internationals famous that they do not know what has gotten into the Portuguese famous person.
Rangnick got here beneath heavy criticism from the Manchester United ahead throughout an explosive interview with Piers Morgan.
The previous United interim boss was described as ‘not a coach’ by Ronaldo, who did not maintain something again within the interview.
The 64-year-old spent six months as an interim boss earlier than he was changed by Erik ten Hag final summer time.
Rangick was named as the brand new Austrian boss earlier than he departed Outdated Trafford however Ronaldo revealed that he was shocked that the unknown supervisor was named as United supervisor.
Austrian stars defend Rangnick
In a swift response, midfielders, Schlager and Baumgartner have come to the defence of Rangnick, who they described as profitable.
“I don’t know Cristiano Ronaldo personally. I don’t know what acquired into him there,” Schlager instructed the Austrian newspaper per Der Customary by way of TalkSport.
“Everybody is aware of how a lot affect [Rangnick] had in Austria, at RB Leipzig and in addition in Salzburg.
“He was profitable in all places. He’s a really nice skilled who has additionally modified soccer a bit.”
On his half, Baumgartner added that the previous United boss had already confirmed himself to be an excellent success in Germany.
“He has additionally had nice success as a coach,” he added. “That’s the place Cristiano Ronaldo’s frustration comes from.”
The 37-year-old Ronaldo has since joined up together with his nation Portugal to kick off preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.