We have known more surprising information.
As announced in the British press for weeks, Erik ten Hag will sit on the Manchester United bench from this summer.
The current sixth in the Premier League indicated on Thursday that the current coach of Ajax Amsterdam has signed up until June 2025, with an additional year as an option.
The new First-Team Manager of Manchester United: Erik ten Hag.#MUFC ||
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 21, 2022
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The Dutchman will succeed the interim German Ralf Rangnick, in office since the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last November.
The Red Devils hope the 52-year-old technician will allow them to regain their past luster.
“Attractive and attacking football”
In any case, this is what John Murtough, the director of football, indicates on the club's website, where he insists on “the attractive and attacking football” of ten Haag, as well as on his work with young players.
The Dutch technician says he is "absolutely determined to build a team capable of offering the success that his fans deserve".
At the beginning of April, the
indicated that Manchester United would pay around 1.6 million pounds sterling (1.9 million euros) to buy back from Ajax the last year of their coach's contract, in office since 2017. Leader of Eredevisie, the Amsterdam club is on track to obtain its third title of champion of the ten Haag era, which began in 2017.
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