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Manchester United: Daley Blind says Erik ten Hag WILL be a success at Old Trafford if he is backed

Former Manchester United star Daley Blind says Erik ten Hag WILL be a success at Old Trafford if he is backed by the board as he calls his fellow Dutchman ‘the most effective managers round’ after working with him at Ajax

  • Erik ten Hag will formally take over as Manchester United boss this summer season 
  • The Dutchman has been backed by Ajax star Daley Blind to succeed at the membership 
  • He referred to as Ten Hag ‘the most effective managers’ however says he should be backed 
  • Dutch defender Blind performed at Old Trafford between 2014 and 2018 

Former Manchester United defender Daley Blind has backed Erik ten Hag to be a success at Old Trafford – so long as the membership backs him – calling him ‘the most effective managers round’.

Ten Hag is making ready to take over at the membership this summer season after seeing out his ultimate season at Ajax, the place he and Blind loved profitable the Eredivisie title, and has held a planning meeting to attract up his first plans for United, as reported by Sportsmail. 

Blind – who performed for United between 2014 and 2018 earlier than transferring again to Ajax to hyperlink up with Ten Hag – insists he is ‘assured’ the coach will do properly in his new position however urged United chiefs to present him endurance. 

Ex-Manchester United star Daley Blind has backed Erik ten Hag to be a success at Old Trafford

Ex-Manchester United star Daley Blind has backed Erik ten Hag to be a success at Old Trafford

New Man United boss Erik ten Hag will turn his attention to Old Trafford

The Dutchman won the Eredivisie title with Ajax earlier this week

Ten Hag will flip his consideration to the Man United job after profitable the title with Ajax

‘Erik ten Hag is a nice man,’ Blind instructed Dutch outlet Bij Andy in de Auto, through Metro

‘It’s not a simple job, after all, however he does not run away from it both. He takes up the problem.

‘I’m fairly assured in him at Manchester United however he wants the board behind him. At Ajax he had [Edwin] van der Sar and [Marc] Overmars behind him no matter occurred, additionally in unhealthy occasions.

‘I hope he will get the time there, he is the most effective managers round.’

Blind gave United followers a glimpse of what it was like working with Ten Hag, revealing his detailed approaches to video games, even in opposition to opponents the place they’re anticipated to win the sport.  

Blind called Ten Hag 'one of the best managers around' and one who 'leaves nothing to chance'

Blind referred to as Ten Hag ‘the most effective managers round’ and one who ‘leaves nothing to likelihood’

‘Ten Hag leaves nothing at likelihood. Sometimes we confronted an opponent that we might routinely underestimate and we thought, “we don’t need a 45 minute meeting for this”.

‘But he approaches each single sport the identical, tactical coaching periods… every thing is detailed.’

Blind performed for United 141 occasions, scoring six occasions, and gained 4 trophies. 

He moved again to Ajax – the place he stared his career – in 2018 and has gone on to function 171 occasions beneath Ten Hag, forming a part of the facet that reached the Champions League semi-finals in 2018-19. 

Ten Hag is already making ready for his new position at United, the place he will start work following their ultimate sport of the season in opposition to Crystal Palace – the final beneath interim boss Ralf Rangnick.

He had already admitted he was on the point of ‘flick the swap’ and concentrate on United as he traces up his backroom teaching employees and switch targets. 

Ten Hag instructed De Telegraaf: ‘We have agreed that I’ll be employed by Manchester United from May 16. There are nonetheless a few issues that have to be finished in preparation for the season.

‘Among different issues, with regard to the make-up of the employees and the composition of the squad. I’ll depart my mark and I’ve to do it very rigorously. 

‘It’s time to show the swap now,’ he stated following Ajax’s draw. ‘It’s one thing that is wanted as a result of there is a lot to maintain and I’ve the power for it. There is a lot of labor to do there (United). That is the case with each membership.’

Ten Hag has been tasked with turning United's fortunes around after a disappointing season

Ten Hag has been tasked with turning United’s fortunes round after a disappointing season

Ten Hag has signed a three-year contract to take over from present interim boss Ralf Rangnick, who got here in for the fired Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in November however has did not elevate the group.

The incoming coach has already held a planning meeting in Amsterdam on Thursday final week, the day after Ajax sealed their newest league title win.   

Sportsmail understands that Steve McClaren was summoned to Holland as a part of the talks – a main indication that the previous England boss is closing in on a return to United beneath Ten Hag.

Ten Hag is set to make former United assistant Steve McClaren part of his backroom staff

Ten Hag is set to make former United assistant Steve McClaren a part of his backroom employees

Ten Hag led a technique meeting – that included his long-term assistant Mitchell van der Gaag and a member of employees from United’s recruitment group – understood to be soccer director John Murtough.

Transfer targets, which had been mentioned at the Amsterdam summit, are additionally a high precedence because the window opens subsequent month with reinforcements required in a number of positions.

Ten Hag will hope to have at least a few of this switch business finished by the point United embark on a pre-season tour of East Asia and Australia in July.

They are set to face Liverpool in Bangkok on July 12 earlier than flying to Melbourne for 2 fixtures.  

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