Potential Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag has recommended his future is up within the air after his director of soccer at Ajax, Marc Overmars, was pressured to give up the membership.
Ten Hag has been strongly tipped to be one of many two main candidates for the everlasting United place, together with Paris Saint Germain’s Mauricio Pochettino.
However such was the superb working relationship between the Ajax head coach and Overmars that some reviews even recommended that he would stipulate that he would solely be a part of United if Overmars have been to return as effectively.
The previous Arsenal man’s absence, following revelations of inappropriate sexual behaviour, has upset the apple cart in Amsterdam and will effectively simplify Ten Hag’s choice to affix United on the finish of the season, ought to he be provided the job.
‘Marc Overmars and me have been undoubtedly a robust duo. However to consider this now… it’s not about me now. We have to course of what occurred”, he informed De Telegraaf’s Mike Verweij (through Fabrizio Romano).
‘I’ll begin wanting on the penalties. I gained’t take into consideration my future now’.
Erik ten Hag on his future: “Marc Overmars and me have been undoubtedly a robust duo. However to consider this now… it is not about me now. We have to course of what occurred”, he informed @MikeVerweij. 🔴 #Ajax
“I’ll begin wanting on the penalties. I will not take into consideration my future now”. pic.twitter.com/SBhJlSYu0f
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 9, 2022
Who turns into United’s subsequent everlasting supervisor now seems to be a two horse race between the 52-year-old and Pochettino, with rumours round Leicester Metropolis’s Brendan Rodgers having fallen away in latest months.
A latest ballot confirmed that followers are 79.4% in favour of the Dutchman for the job and he’s additionally believed to be the choice of interim boss Ralf Rangnick, who will seek the advice of on the appointment on the finish of his tenure.
With all this momentum in Ten Hag’s favour, it’s fascinating that each one the papers are presently main with a narrative about how the United gamers would like Pochettino to be their new boss.
This hints of the gamers, or sources near them, utilizing the media to attempt to affect the board’s choice on the matter.
Pochettino additionally has the benefit of Premier League expertise with each Southampton and Spurs, the latter of which he led to a Champions League ultimate.