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It is clear that two deputy generals Erik ten Hag want to bring to England

13 Apr 2022 | 15:00 | Football

 It is likely that Robin van Persie and Steve McClaren will become Erik Ten Hag’s deputy if the strategist takes office at Old Trafford.

Ten Hag’s Ajax Revolution

According to information from British newspapers, Erik Ten Hag is very close to a 4-year contract with Man Utd and the official appointment can be announced in the next few weeks. 

Man Utd is said to be still fighting against RB Leipzig’s interest in the 52-year-old strategist. 
Erik ten Hag highlights key assurances before taking Manchester United job - Bóng Đá

 Ten Hag was very close to Man Utd.

Before that, Ten Hag flew to England to have an interview with the leaders of the Red Devils. Finally, Chairman Joel Glazer and CEO Richard Arnold nodded in agreement with the Ajax captain. Currently, he is leading Man Utd’s priority list for the hot seat, behind there are other candidates such as Mauricio Pochettino or Luis Enrique. 

The Times now claims that Ten Hag wants certain assurances about transfer decisions at the club. And this will be a request that can cause conflicts in the context that Ralf Rangnick will retire as a consultant at the end of the season. 

At this time,  Robin van Persie and Steve McClaren are the two deputy generals that Ten Hag wants to bring to England  if he agrees to work with Man Utd. 

Responding to rumors related to Man Utd, Ten Hag said after Ajax’s win over Sparta Rotterdam: “We are busy with training and preparing for matches. That way you need to hold on. concentration.”

“I want to talk about the game, not about other things or whether I’ve had conversations. I don’t comment on rumours.”

Crouching Dragon | 16:44 April 13, 2022