Fabrizio Romano Confirms The Appointment Of Erik Ten Hag As Next Manchester United Manager

Ralf Ragnick’s term as the interim manager of Manchester United has almost come to an end. There were various speculations regarding the new permanent manager of the club. Among the speculations verified sources give us the surety of the appointment of Erik Ten Hag as the new manager of Manchester United

Fabrizio Romano through his official Twitter handle gave this confirmation of Ten Hag’s appointment at United. He wrote “Erik ten Hag to Manchester United, here we go! Agreement on contract now set to be completed. Mitchell van der Gaag, priority candidate for coaching staff.” Further he added ” Ajax & Man United in contact to discuss €2m clause – announcement timing depends on this [not today/tomorrow].”

Erik Ten Hag: The New Manager of Manchester United?

Erik Ten Hag has always been the most favorable managerial candidate the English Giants are looking for. Although, various other candidates were also shortlisted it seems Ten Hag will be the perfect manager for United according to the board.

Fabrizio Romano, the Italian journalist is the most trusted source for football transfers. He through his Twitter gave this information last night. According to him, Erik Ten Hag has finally been appointed as the new permanent manager of the club. However, there hasn’t been any official announcement by Manchester United regarding this. Fabrizio even mentioned that the official announcement depends upon the €2m clause discussion between Ajax and United’s.

Currently, both the parties are in discussion regarding few topics. Probably Ten Hag will either sign a four-year contract up to 2026 or a three-year deal with an option of a year extension.

Ten Hag also demanded a few discretions especially his control in the transfer market. The club has probably vested full powers into his hands which will eventually suit his style of play. Further information will be presented once the official confirmation is given.

Ajax Statement On Ten Hag

Currently, Erik Ten Hag is on a contract with AFC Ajax. Throughout his career as the manager of Ajax, he has shown some splendid role for the betterment of the club.

Last Sunday Ajax lost the Dutch Cup final by a margin of 2 goals to 1 against PSV Eindhoven. Despite losing the game Ajax’s technical manager has shown interest in persuading Ten Hag to stay at the club.

He said “There is interest for Erik ten Hag, that is normal. He has done fantastic, We hope he stays. We have to stick with the facts, he has not left yet. He still is focusing on Ajax, so do we. We did everything possible. We were very busy with that. He reacted that he is focusing on Ajax now. Now we are preparing for two scenarios, Ten Hag might stay or might leave.”

However, seeing the current scenario it seems that Ten Hag’s official announcement as United’s new manager will be given soon.

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Ansh Arora
Ansh Arora
Ansh Arora is pursuing his bachelor's in journalism from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. Cricket and Esports are a few of the sports that Ansh often gets engaged with. Apart from that, NBA and football also seek his attention.


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