‘We did all the pieces we may’: Ajax technical director insists Dutch giants tried to persuade Manchester United-bound manager Erik ten Hag to STAY on the club
- Erik ten Hag is ready to signal his take care of Manchester United this week
- Ten Hag has insisted his quick focus stays on successful trophies with Ajax
- The 52-year-old is aiming to elevate the Eredivisie title and the Dutch Cup
- Ajax chiefs have harassed they tried to maintain the in-demand Dutchman
Ajax technical director Gerry Hamstra has insisted the club ‘tried all the pieces’ they may to attempt to maintain Manchester United-bound manager Erik ten Hag.
Ten Hag has verbally agreed to grow to be the subsequent everlasting boss at Old Trafford and his appointment might be confirmed within the coming days.
The 52-year-old has refused to focus on his hyperlinks to United publicly and has harassed his focus stays on successful each the Eredivisie title and the Dutch Cup.
Erik ten Hag is ready to be confirmed as the brand new Manchester United manager within the coming days
Hamstra claims Ajax tried to maintain Ten Hag and ‘just lately’ provided the Dutchman a brand new deal to stay in Amsterdam.
‘I will be very clear about this, we did,’ Hamstra mentioned. ‘We did all the pieces to. We are attempting all the pieces to maintain him.’
Ten Hag will signal his new four-year take care of Manchester United this week, with the ultimate particulars being accomplished.
The seek for an acceptable back-room workforce to help him will intensify this week with Rene Meulensteen, United coach underneath Sir Alex Ferguson, the newest to be linked with a task.
Ten Hag is predicted to carry his Ajax assistant Mitchell van der Gaag but additionally desires one other assistant who is aware of the club properly, with Robin van Persie having additionally been provided a job, however probably to stay in Holland at Feyenoord due to household commitments.
He declined to deny that he would take the United job and has refused to answer questions on his imminent transfer to the Premier League.
Asked why he had not spoken about his hyperlinks to United, Ten Hag mentioned on Friday: ‘Because I serve Ajax. We want to win the 2 remaining trophies.’
He later instructed ESPN: ‘We are busy with coaching and with the matches.
‘That approach you retain the deal with it. I need to speak concerning the recreation and never about different issues and whether or not or not I’ve had conversations. I will not touch upon rumours.
‘Questions concerning the recreation or I’m going inside.’