Lars Kornetka appointed Head of Sports and Development of FC Lokomotiv
The well-known German specialist Lars Kornetka will take over the position of the Head of Sports and Development of FC Lokomotiv. Ralph Rangnick, who held this position earlier, has joined Manchester United as a head coach.
Lars Kornetka is long-term partner, follower of ideas and adherent of Ralph Rangnick's football philosophy. Since 2007, the specialist has actively collaborated with him at Hoffenheim, Schalke 04 and Red Bull Leipzig. Lars specializes in statistical football analysis, assessment of players' skills and their physical condition, including advanced video analytics, as well as scouting, focused primarily on finding promising young football players, and an objective assessment of their future capabilities.
Kornetka in the position of the Head of Sports and Development of FC Lokomotiv will be involved in strategic planning and sports development, as well as the work of the vertical of club teams, the Academy and training of the reserve.
The team of specialists formed by Ralph Rangnick will continue to implement the strategy approved by the club's board of directors.