Fabrizio Romano has offered a vital replace on Manchester United’s pursuit of Erik ten Hag, giving Crimson Devils followers hope a deal can quickly be accomplished.
ten Hag is the membership’s primary goal to exchange Ralf Rangnick on the finish of the season. The German will start a two-year consultancy position at Previous Trafford when his spell within the dugout is up.
Nonetheless, United’s hunt to land the Ajax boss just lately got here underneath risk. Following the Dutch membership’s KNVB Cup remaining defeat to rivals PSV, Ajax technical director Gerry Hamstra instructed ten Hag might stay within the Netherlands previous this marketing campaign.
“There may be curiosity for Erik ten Hag, that’s regular. He has carried out unbelievable,” Hamstra instructed ESPN.
“We hope he stays. We’ve got to stay with the details, he has not left but. He nonetheless is specializing in Ajax, so can we.”
The chief added: “We did every part doable [to keep him at Ajax]. We had been very busy with that. He reacted that he’s specializing in Ajax now. Now we’re making ready for 2 situations, Ten Hag may keep or may depart.”
The switch specialist claims an settlement over ten Hag’s United contract will come about within the subsequent few days.
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The 52-year-old needs Ajax assistant supervisor Mitchell van der Gaag to observe him to Manchester. That is one in all his ‘priorities’ earlier than agreeing the deal.
As well as, Romano reveals United are in dialogue with Ajax over ten Hag’s £1.7million launch clause. The official announcement is ready on this, slightly than some other components.
The previous centre-back might assist Ajax to win the Eredivisie title as his remaining act in Amsterdam. They’ve a four-point benefit on PSV with 5 matches left, though the cup remaining defeat can be a bitter blow.
The Crimson Devils, in the meantime, are again in motion on Tuesday once they come up towards rivals Liverpool at Anfield.