Mercato: a verbal agreement between Manchester United and Ten Hago

Manchester United and Erik ten Haag have agreed to have the Dutch coach at the end of the season, The Athletic reported on Tuesday. According to the British outlet, the Red Devils will now have to find common ground with Ajax Amsterdam.

Eric ten Haig’s arrival at Manchester United has never been closer. The Athletic reported on Tuesday that the Ajax Amsterdam coach and the English club have reached an in-principle agreement for the arrival of a Dutch technician on the Red Devils’ bench at the end of the season. According to the English media, at present this is an oral agreement. A contract offer of up to four years must comply.


Manchester United will now have to reach a deal with Ajax Amsterdam, to which Ten Haag is linked until June 2023. According to information from The Athletic, no written agreement should be announced before the final of the Nations Cup-base between Ajax and PSV Eindhoven. Sunday, April 17th.

Pochettino. in competition with

On 6 April, ESPN had already announced that Manchester United was about to finalize Ten Haig’s arrival. As reported by English media in recent weeks, Ten Haig was in competition with Maurico Pochettino to take over from Ralph Rangnik. While a final duel between Ajax’s coach and PSG took shape, it would be the Dutchman who would have won Timpani.

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The 52-year-old former midfielder Ten Haig took over at Ajax Amsterdam in 2017 after his first experience as head coach at FC Utrecht. With Ajax, he reached the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2019 at the end of an extraordinary career, where his team, led by Matthijs de Ligt and Frankie de Jong, notably eliminated Real Madrid.

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