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Erik ten Hag brings Sir Alex’s real assistant back to MU

07 Apr 2022 | 12:31 | Football

Erik ten Hag is said to bring Sir Alex’s assistant Rene Meulensteen back to MU after being appointed as a long-term head coach at Old Trafford.

MU has “locked” to choose Erik ten Hag to replace Ralf Rangnick at the end of the season, information is spread by a series of sources.

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 Erik ten Hag is reported to bring Sir Alex’s real assistant, Rene Meulensteen back to MU

According to the Telegraph, it is highly likely that the official appointment of Erik ten Hag will be made by the Red Devils this weekend after completing terms with the Dutch strategist.

Independent provides more, Erik ten Hag made it clear to MU leaders in the interview: the plan for his project at Old Trafford is to last 5 years.

The coach’s first signings were also picked up by ESPN, including his Ajax student Antony and Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves that he had been following for the past few years.

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 He also plans to bring Ajax student Antony among his first signings

As for the BHL team, Erik ten Hag aims at his compatriots who know MU, is Van Persie who can be close to the players, is a good assistant once of Sir Alex (period 2007-2013), Rene Meulensteen – who is currently working as an assistant in the Australian team.

Sources also added that some members of the MU national council like Pochettino. However, Erik ten Hag won when the Glazer family and CEO Richard Arnold shared the same opinion: it was the best choice.

The reason, in addition to the small compensation (only 1.6 million pounds compared to 15 million pounds), they also believe that Erik ten Hag is suitable for the philosophy of the club, can help MU wake up and regain glory.

Source: VietNamNet
L.H | 12:20 07/04/2022