Ten Hag shuts down Manchester United speculation in pre-match presser

Erik ten Hag responds to pre-match pressure over Manchester United job

Ajax coach Erik Ten Hag has done everything in his power to distance himself from the constant speculation that has linked him to the upcoming job vacancy at Manchester United next season.

The Dutch school principal was in the final preparations for mentorship de gudzonnin Against visiting Sparta Rotterdam today (who are tied with the Dutch giants in a 1-1 draw at the time of writing), as they look to secure another Eredivisie title to add to their formidable tally in the club’s history.

But despite being previously described as the favorite, leading to rumors that the club are looking to prioritize summer moves. Harry Kane and Rice Declan To give an immediate boost to the first team on his potential arrival, Ten Hag declined to discuss sending United and remained focused on the task at hand at Ajax as indicated by insiders. Fabrizio Romano.

It is perhaps understandable that Ten Hag reacted the way he did given the gravity of the current situation in the Eredivisie where Ajax is only four points ahead of arch-rivals PSV Eindhoven and with every opportunity it allows them to advance on points. Slip before closing the current campaign.

United fall into the hands of struggling Everton. Further change in evidence is needed

Despite jokes circulating on Twitter about Ten Hag’s reaction to the pressure, and the timing that came with it, Manchester United’s 1-0 loss at the hands of relegation-threatened Frank Lampard was further evidence of the reason for the managerial change. It is very much needed.

Erik ten Hag responds to pre-match pressure over Manchester United job

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – APRIL 9: Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on April 9, 2022 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA / Getty Images)

The Red Devils dominated all sections of the data as expected at Goodison Park earlier in the day, but that wasn’t good enough to get the Toffees in their home patch, who can thank Anthony Gordon’s 27th minute goal.

It was another disappointing performance under German tactician Ralf Rangnick who has now seen United win just one of their last five Premier League games (1-2-2), with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcus Rashford and Aaron Wan-Bissaka failing. to appear as required.

Although United still have every arithmetic chance of finishing in the top four by the end of the season, a reminder of how frustrating the 2021-22 season has been in the Theater of Dreams is all too common.

This article has been edited by
Conor Laird.

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