Football NewsErik ten Hag reveals when he decided to leave for Man Utd
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Erik ten Hag will take over the reins at Old Trafford and it will be up to him to wake the sleeping giant.


A little about the topic

The Dutchman opened up when he decided to leave Ajax for the Red Devils as he prepared for a tough but big challenge at Old Trafford. A deal with Erik through 2025 with a 12-month extension option was confirmed by the Red Devils on April 21st. Erik ten Hag insists that the agreement was not in the process of being negotiated long before it was made official.


What did Erik ten Hag say?

Having just completed the third Eredivisie triumph in his reign at Ajax, Erik has shown that he has what it takes to succeed. Asked when he made the decision to move from Amsterdam to Manchester, the Dutch coach said that it was not so long ago. Actually, only after negotiations with Manchester United, which started only in the last international break, at the end of March. According to Erik ten Hag, these conversations were so good that he got the feeling that he wanted to take on this challenge. Then it began to come to life in his head and he decided that I would leave Ajax.

The 52-year-old could be forgiven for shunning interest in favor of staying in his comfort zone at the Johan Cruyff Arena, but he’s excited to follow in Ferguson’s footsteps like Manchester United try to get back on the trophy trail. Erik said about agreeing to take on one of the most demanding roles in world football that it felt like a tough but big challenge. This is the most beautiful thing.

According to Erik ten Hag, there is a lot to build in Man Utd and something to win. Manchester United is such a big name in football history. It seems like a challenge to get the club back on the path to victory. Old Trafford is called the Theater of Dreams for a reason. This is a club with a name, fame and appeal in international football.

Erik ten Hag says that everyone knows the history of great teams. Ferguson, of course, but also further in time. The great team of the late fifties, suddenly disappeared with a plane crash. The history is impressive, but Erik ten Hag has also begun to delve into the present and the future. And available options. They are there, too, financially. If they also get a good feeling about the people there, then the picture is correct, and then there are factors to take that step.