Manchester United appoint Erik ten Hag as Manager
Manchester United have announced the appointment of Erik ten Hag as men’s first Team Manager, from the end of this season until June 2025, with the option to extend for a further year.
John Murtough, Football Director, said in a statement that on Thursday that during the past four years at Ajax, Erik had proven himself to be one of the most exciting and successful coaches in Europe, renowned for his team’s attractive, attacking football and commitment to youth.
He said in their conversations with Erik leading up to this appointment, they were deeply impressed with his long-term vision for returning Manchester United to the level they wanted to be competing at, and his drive and determination to achieve that.
“We wish Erik the best of luck as he focuses on achieving a successful end to the season at Ajax and look forward to welcoming him to Manchester United this summer,” he said.