RB Leipzig hope to cut short Bayern’s brush with Bundesliga supremacy

Top two meet with Leipzig looking to put criticism over visit of a celebrity barber on eve of a tame defeat behind them

Ralf Rangnick was not impressed. The day before RB Leipzig’s Bundesliga game against Eintracht Frankfurt on 25 January, the celebrity barber Sheldon Edwards, aka HD Cutz, had been flown in to the team hotel to cut nine of the players’ hair. Leipzig promptly lost 2-0.

Rangnick, who is head of sport and development at Red Bull in New York these days and a former coach of RB Leipzig, was perplexed. “If someone had asked me on Sunday, which of the 12 teams who played on Saturday had flown in a barber I would have put quite a lot of money on it not being RB Leipzig,” he told Bild. “If I am honest I am pretty stunned by this, because from a barber in the team hotel to a gold steak, the step is not too far.”

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