Manchester United have decided that Ajax coach Eric Ten Hag is their preferred option to lead the club next season, and according to recent reports, the Red Devils are preparing to release the Dutchman’s release clause.
This is according to a recent report from football insidewho claims the 20-times league winner is close to confirming Tin Hag as its permanent president with an announcement expected next week.
Ten Hag, 52, will remain in charge of Ajax no matter what happens, however, with the Dutch side preparing for a cup task against Eindhoven this weekend, and the procedures are not expected to be completed until after Sunday’s game.
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Of course, interim manager Ralph Rangnick will make way for the next permanent manager and when asked recently about his thoughts, Ten Hag kept his papers close to his chest.
“This is the press conference for tomorrow’s match. I don’t intend to talk about any potential new managers,” The German told reporters, as reported by Sky Sports.
“As far as I know, all the managers the club has spoken with so far are senior managers and senior coaches. If that includes Eric ten Hag, that is also true of him. That is all I can say at this point.”