The anticipated appointment of Erik ten Hag at Man Utd might but be hijacked after a report revealed a tempting supply the Dutchman is contemplating from one other European aspect.
Man Utd’s seek for a brand new supervisor has seemingly pushed them to Amsterdam. Ajax boss Ten Hag, 52, has been recognized as the person to steer the rebuilding undertaking at Outdated Trafford.
ESPN led the best way, revealing why he had crushed out PSG’s Mauricio Pochettino because the favoured goal to succeed Ralf Rangnick.
Fabrizio Romano then detailed why an announcement and complete settlement between membership and supervisor had but to materialise. Ought to Ten Hag in the end get the nod, membership legend Cristiano Ronaldo could also be pressured out as early as this summer season.
However based on the Solar, there could also be larger points afoot.
Citing Dutch publication De Telegraaf, it’s claimed Ten Hag has a proposal on the desk from RB Leipzig. What’s extra, the Solar state Ten Hag is ‘contemplating’ it.
The German aspect have reportedly already met with Ten Hag and paying off the £1.7m to get him out of his Ajax deal isn’t a difficulty.
An ‘glorious multi-year supply’ has reportedly been lodged with Leipzig hopeful Ten Hag may also help them bridge the hole to Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich within the coming years.
Leipzig banking on Champions League lure
The outlet acknowledges United can supply larger monetary phrases to Ten Hag than the overwhelming majority of golf equipment – together with Leipzig. Nevertheless, the German aspect might have an ace up their sleeve.
Leipzig at present sit fourth within the Bundesliga and maintain a useful three-point hole to fifth-placed Freiburg.
As such, they’re on the right track to safe Champions League soccer for subsequent season – one thing Manchester United might not have the ability to match.
Leipzig’s curiosity in Ten Hag is reportedly not out of the blue.
It’s famous he emerged on their radar in 2021 on the time when present Leeds boss Jesse Marsch was moved on.
Whether or not Leipzig’s last-ditch effort to hijack Man Utd’s transfer will repay, solely time will inform.
Although De Telegraaf do state that the race for Ten Hag is now ‘extensive open’.