Erik Ten Hag has become Manchester United’s sixth manager since Sir Alex Ferguson quits Old Trafford in 2013 after he retired from coaching.

The 52-year-old Ajax boss has put to paper on a three-year contract with Red Devils, where he will start from the end of the current season until June 2025, which can be extended by a year.

Ferguson’s shoe has been shoe to fill with several coaches from David Moyes, Luis Van Gaal, Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solskjær and Ralf Rangnick have all struggled to make a huge impact at Old Trafford.

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Rangnick, who replaced the sacked Solskjaer in November, is set to move into a consultancy role as Ten Hag will become a permanent manager after the club announced via their website and social media handle.

 

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Ten Hag, who took over as Ajax’s head coach in December 2017, led them to the league and cup double in 2018-19 and 2020-21.

The Dutch coach could add one last silverware before he departs John Cruyff Arena with Ajax topping the Eredivisie with a point over PSV with five matches left, although they lost to their rivals in the Dutch Cup final.

 

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