Erik Ten Hag will be a success at Manchester United, says Mikael Silvestre – Man United News And Transfer News


New Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag has fairly the duty on his fingers after the English giants endured one in all their most disappointing seasons in latest instances. From ending outdoors the Champions League locations to accumulating their lowest-ever factors whole, no matter might go mistaken did go mistaken within the 2021-22 season. Former United defender Mikael Silvestre feels the largest optimistic for the Dutchman is that issues can not get any worse and the one manner is up from right here.

The Pink Devils completed sixth and must be content material with a spot within the Europa League in Ten Hag’s debut season. United, beneath three managers, shipped in a file variety of objectives however Silvestre feels the Dutchman will guarantee none of those forgettable stats will likely be repeated this time round.

The previous United defender informed Mirror Soccer, “I believe final season was a nightmare with the altering of the supervisor and ending sixth. That was an actual nightmare, so I don’t assume [it can get worse]. I believe the workforce will end in a greater place subsequent season.”

The previous United left-back feels the previous Ajax boss has it in him to propel United to the highest. The proof may be seen from the Dutch champions have gone about their enterprise beneath Ten Hag. Three Eredivisie titles, two Dutch Cups and a wonderful Champions League semifinal run which included well-known victories in opposition to European giants Actual Madrid and Chelsea.

On high of that, the soccer that the followers witnessed was particular attributable to its attacking nature and the prevalence of aggressive urgent, a trait generally seen in profitable trendy groups.

“He gained the league in Holland. Okay it’s Ajax, who’ve the largest finances, however after they reached the semi-finals of the Champions League they performed some very, excellent soccer. The problem for him is to repeat that with completely different gamers in a unique league, so he’s going to be examined.”

Imbibe the United ethos

Since Sir Alex Ferguson‘s retirement, the Outdated Trafford membership have had seven managers stroll by the hallowed doorways. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was one of many solely everlasting managers to really perceive what makes the membership tick and stand other than others within the division. Whereas in the long run, his time period couldn’t produce the specified leads to the type of trophies, it was the closest the followers felt for the reason that legendary Scot’s time in cost.

The previous France worldwide feels Ten Hag ought to implement his personal fashion but additionally make it some extent to embrace the United manner of working, one thing that may maintain him in good stead with the followers in the long term and can afford him endurance in order that he will get time and backing to execute his imaginative and prescient.

“He didn’t simply take the job for the sake of it, he need’s to attain the target. So I believe it’s difficult, however for him, he will likely be given the time to work. It’s going to take some work.

“Erik’s been profitable as a result of he’s bought his personal persona and his personal administration fashion. I believe for United you need to embrace the tradition, in order that’s one thing that he must do. The work strategies he is aware of, he ought to to stay to. Keep on with what you recognize finest. However he has to embrace the tradition and the heritage of the membership. Once you’re addressing the gamers, when you recognize what the membership is about and the previous it should assist inspire them. For me, that’s key,” the previous Arsenal man added.

Switch inactivity & begin of the season

The fixture record has not been sort on the brand new United gaffer. The 20-time champions will face Liverpool in simply their third sport with fixtures in opposition to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester Metropolis and Tottenham lined up earlier than November. On high of that, there has not been any incomings on the membership regardless of a overwhelming majority of gamers leaving on the expiration of their contracts. However Silvestre just isn’t apprehensive in the meanwhile.

“It’s going to be all the way down to how rapidly you possibly can deliver new gamers in. If they are often in for the primary day of pre-season, then that’s splendid. But when they signal later then that’s difficult, that’s for certain. They should signal some gamers as rapidly as potential. However earlier than Erik’s appointment, it was tough to maneuver and to have interaction with gamers formally. Now they’ve bought two or three weeks to get cracking.

“You’ve bought to take the factors and confidence earlier than going into Liverpool, so Brighton and Brentford needs to be video games the place you determine your self and regain confidence and apply what you’ve been engaged on in pre-season. So get the six factors after which while you face Liverpool you might be prepared,” Silvestre added.



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