Extinct Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has warned compatriot Erik ten Hag in opposition to taking the managerial reins at Extinct Trafford this summer.
Speaking at a media conference forward of the Netherlands’ pleasant in opposition to Germany, Van Gaal acknowledged the in-seek recordsdata from Ajax coach “must unexcited exercise a soccer membership, no longer a industrial membership.”
Van Gaal spent two years in the Extinct Trafford dugout between 2014 and 2016, bringing the membership their first indispensable trophy since Alex Ferguson’s retirement when he led them to the FA Cup in 2016.
With the Crimson Devils’ duration in-between boss Ralf Rangnick broadly anticipated to vacate the post to heart of attention on a consultancy role with the membership after an underwhelming season, Van Gaal has warned Ten Hag, realizing to be one in every of the frontrunners for the job, in opposition to making the transfer to Manchester.
United beget reportedly already made contact with the Ajax boss, whom Van Gaal labelled a “mountainous coach”. However, Van Gaal does no longer say the transfer shall be the appropriate for Ten Hag’s occupation.
“I deem Ten Hag is a mountainous coach; I acknowledged that more than one cases,” Van Gaal acknowledged.
“A mountainous coach is correct for Man United. However Man United is a industrial membership.
“These are complicated decisions for a coach. As a coach, you need to unexcited catch a soccer membership.
“I won’t accompany his occupation. If he desires that, he'll call me. We now beget got conversations with every different.
“He must unexcited exercise a soccer membership, no longer a industrial membership.”
Van Gaal was an outspoken critic of United’s industrial activities for the length of his time with the membership, lamenting the physical effects of a pre-season tour for the length of his first summer in price in 2014.
Ten Hag has won 153 of his 207 video games accountable for Ajax in all competitions, but final month’s Champions League exit to Benfica was a disappointment and supposed Ajax beget did no longer decide any of their final nine home knockout video games in Europe’s premier membership competition.
Manchester United myth Gary Neville has acknowledged he expects an announcement on the membership’s unique manager rapidly, with the facet facing the chance of missing out on Champions League soccer after a frustrating marketing and marketing campaign.
The Crimson Devils beget misplaced two of their final three video games below Rangnick in all competitions, having misplaced accurate one in every of their old 20 matches.
Their fresh eliminations from the Champions League and FA Cup, in the interim, mean United are assured to transfer five consecutive seasons with out lifting a well-known trophy, with 2017’s Europa League triumph below Jose Mourinho representing the membership’s final style of silverware.