Master tactician linked to sign for Manchester United in the summer

 

 

The manger who has been tipped with a move to Manchester United is Erik Ten Hag , one of the hottest prospects in the world of football.
The 51- year old Ajax manager is linked to a move too Manchester United this summer.

So who is Erik ten hag ?
The Dutch had a solid career as a center back in the Netherlands, spending 3 different spells with twente with whom he won the Dutch cup in 2001.

After a year coaching Go-ahead eagles in the Dutch second tier, Ten Hag took over Bayern Munich’s reserve side from the second division of Dutch football to the forth tier in Germany.

Hardly the career path of a man who would one day be courted by Europe’s giants.

Ten Hag rocked up at unfancied Utrecht, taking the club to the Europa League in his second spell at the club.
Ajax had seen enough and called for Ten Hag to replace Marcel Keizer in December 2017, having seen the club crash out of the champions league, Europa League and the Dutch cup before Christmas.
If ever a manager was made for Ajax, it was Ten Hag and fluid 4-3-3- tactics.

Erik Ten Hag:
I want to have possession and hurt the opponent. It’s about possession , about movement, about vertical attacking patterns. Everyone is attacking , everyone is defending.

Ten Hag steadied the shop in his first season, ensuring Ajax qualified for the champions league.
He signed Daley Blind and Dusan Tadic in the summer adding experience to his young squad.

Ten hag made youngesters Matthijs de ligt, Frenkie de Jong and Donny van de beek.
Central to his plans as Ajax swept all before them domestically.

Daley blind :
“Johan Cruyff’s philosophy and spirit still flow around in this club. Erik Ten Hag is doing very well now. He want us to play attacking football but most of all without any fear”

He proved it wasn’t a Fluke by topping the table the following season.
Despite losing De Jong and De ligt to Barcelona and juventus respectively. Last season was a similar, as Hakim ziyech and van de beek and sergino dest all departed but Ten Hag’s Ajax side didn’t miss a beat and stormed to the Eredivise title by a 16point margin.

They have already had one (9-0) win and six (5-0) victories on their way to taking top spot this season.
As Ten Hag continues to get his side playing some Europe’s most attractive football.

Will he change side this summer and be the man that will push Manchester United to it’s former glory ?

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