Erik ten Hag: Manchester United advise to Ajax coach about supervisor's job

How Ten Hag made Ajax Champions League contendersManchester United have spoken to Ajax's highly rated coach Erik ten Hag about their vacant manager's job.It is being stressed at Old Trafford that it is too early to start talking about favourites for the job, although the club do want to conclude the process as soon as…

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How Ten Hag made Ajax Champions League contenders

Manchester United delight in spoken to Ajax's extremely rated coach Erik ten Hag about their vacant supervisor's job.

It is being stressed out at Ragged Trafford that it's a ways simply too early to open talking about favourites for the job, though the club attain delight in to total the approach as soon as that you just may per chance presumably well consider.

Paris St-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino will be on a shortlist.

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Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui also has his admirers at United, as does Spain coach Luis Enrique, though the risk of him agreeing to consume a club job sooner than the World Cup later this year is regarded as slim.

United are monitoring the topic at Chelsea, though German supervisor Thomas Tuchel has given no indication publicly he is focused on walking out on the Blues, despite their unique pickle with proprietor Roman Abramovich sanctioned and the club up in the marketplace.

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Ten Hag, esteem Argentine Pochettino, has a contract to 2023.

Nonetheless, that's no longer likely to imprint a disadvantage must United take the Dutchman, 52, is the factual man for the job.

A pale coach with Bayern Munich's 2nd team, Ten Hag has been at Ajax since December 2017 and guided them to within a minute of reaching the Champions League closing in 2019 sooner than Lucas Moura's nicely-known aim for Tottenham.

The reality a range of the gamers who had been section of that Ajax squad delight in no longer carried out the identical success in other locations is a measure of his coaching abilities.

Ajax won the Dutch league title in 2019 and 2021 and are for the time being high of the table by two positive aspects from PSV Eindhoven.

Whoever will get the United job faces a mammoth summer, with Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Edinson Cavani and Juan Mata all out of contract.

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To boot to, a different of senior gamers delight in unsafe futures, including Cristiano Ronaldo, though it's a ways never fully clear who would be willing to consume on the 37-year-aged's mountainous wages.

On the raze of the season, Rangnick is assert to cease at Ragged Trafford for a further two years in a consultancy role.

And having previously labored in the Bundesliga, Ten Hag has said he "loves the German model"external-hyperlink of having sporting administrators working carefully with the foremost-team coach.

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'I feel esteem Ten Hag is a bigger threat than Pochettino'

Mauricio Pochettino and Erik ten Hag
Mauricio Pochettino used to be Tottenham supervisor when they beat Ajax in the 2019 Champions League semi-finals

Pochettino succeeded Tuchel as PSG boss in January 2021 and uncared for out on final season's French league title, though final season's Coupe de France bewitch did signify a foremost major honour in management for the pale Tottenham and Southampton boss, 50.

Nonetheless, after being Champions League runners-up in 2020 and overwhelmed semi-finalists a year prior to now, PSG didn't reach the quarter-finals this season as they let a 2-0 aggregate lead rush to lose 3-2 to Genuine Madrid.

PSG gamers had been then booed all over a 3-0 home bewitch over Bordeaux and sooner than losing 3-0 at Monaco on Sunday, their fourth defeat from their past six video games in all competitions.

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They serene delight in a 12-level lead over 2nd-placed Marseille in Ligue 1 but Pochettino said after Sunday's defeat that "there is sporting disgrace. It may per chance per chance't be repeated. We can serene lose suits, but what came about must no longer".

Chatting with BBC Radio 5 Are living's Euro Leagues podcast, French soccer professional Julien Laurens said: "Ralf Rangnick knows his relationship with Erik ten Hag will be very stable on account of the past they've together and the relationship they already delight in in comparison with Pochettino, who may per chance presumably well additionally no longer desire him there and who he would no longer with out a doubt know.

"I serene feel esteem Ten Hag is a bigger threat and a bigger gamble than Pochettino.

"It is also every other particular person, but I serene comprise Pochettino because he knows the league, he is somewhat extra skilled by manner of Premier League years than Erik ten Hag. That has to give him somewhat of edge."

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