Manchester United have confirmed Ajax Amsterdam head coach Erik ten Hag as their new manager on a three-year deal with the option of a one-year extension. Ten Hag is set to succeed current caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick and his tenure at Old Trafford will begin after the end of this season.
United wrote in the club’s statement on Thursday 21 April: “Manchester United are pleased to announce the appointment of Erik ten Hag as manager of their first men’s team, subject to work visa requirements, from the end of this season until June 2025 give an option to extend for another year.
Ten Hag has been at Ajax for more than four successful years, winning the Dutch league and cup double in 2018-19 and 2020-21. His team lost the 2022 Cup final to PSV on Sunday 17 April but currently sit four points top of the table and are on course to secure another league title.
The 52-year-old expressed his gratitude in a club statement, saying: “It is a great honor to be appointed manager of Manchester United and I am really looking forward to the challenge ahead.”
“I know the history of this great club and the passion of the fans and I am absolutely committed to building a side capable of achieving the success they deserve,” he concluded.
– Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 21, 2022
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