The final agreement between Manchester United and Erik Ten Hag is near!



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The final agreement between Manchester United and Erik Ten Hag is near!

it seems that Manchester United has chosen a new coach and that it will be - Eric Ten Hag! According to the Dutch and English editions of the ESPN portal, Manchester United and Eric Ten Hag have reached a definite agreement on the engagement for the next season.

The Dutch expert conducted another round of negotiations after last month, and the choice definitely fell next to Mauricio Pochettino, Luis Enrique, and Julien Lopetegui. The giant from Old Trafford sees Ajax coach as the real long-term successor of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and the selection included interim coach Ralf Rangnick, who will take over the advisory role from the summer, and co-owner Joel Glazer, general manager Richard Arnold, technical director Darren Fletcher and sports director John Murtough.

Manchester United has decided not to prolong the decision-making process anymore and has decided to pay a release clause of 2,000,000 euros, which has been much speculated about in the previous days. It is interesting that the choice fell on Ten Hag before Pochettino, although a lot was written in the British public about the fact that allegedly United's locker room was divided on the issue of his arrival and that they wanted Pochettino more.

However, Pochettino's torments in Paris Saint-Germain, combined with the costs in the name of salary and all the bonuses, led to the former Tottenham strategist and the silent suffering of the leading people in United being crossed out in favor of Ten Hag.

They are now looking for the first assistant of British origin who will be there to introduce him to the challenges of England football as soon as possible.

Assistant

The first pick is allegedly Steve McLaren, who played the same role as Sir Alex Ferguson in the period from 1999 to 2001.

However, he has not been a coach for three years, so one of the peaks is Ten Hag's compatriot René Meulensteen, who has held all positions at Manchester United, from coaches of junior categories and reserves to a member of the first team from 2007 to 2013.

. years. Since 2018, he has been an assistant coach for the Dutch national team. While the story of the final agreement is on the air, Ten Hag is reportedly already making plans for the playing staff and sees Ruben Neves as his greatest wish.

The Wolverhampton playmaker recently spoke publicly about his plans to make a career step forward and play for a club that competes in the Champions League. His agent is Jorge Mendes, who leads the career of Cristiano Ronaldo and proverbially has good relations with the people from United.