By H.JanGra April 22, 2022
Premier League club Manchester United on Thursday announced the appointment of Erik ten Hag as its new full time manager
The Dutchman, who has been the manager at Ajax Amsterdam since 2017, will take over from interim manager Ralph Rangnick at the end of the season
His contract runs till June 2025. He has won the Dutch Eredivisie twice with Ajax and has also won the domestic Cup in Netherlands twice
He also guided a young Ajax team to the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League in the 2018-19 season.
Manchester United is delighted to announce the appointment of Erik ten Hag as Men's First Team Manager, subject to work visa requirements, from the end of this season until June 2025
John Murtough, Football Director, said: “During the past four years at Ajax, Erik has proved himself to be one of the most exciting and successful coaches in Europe
In our conversations with Erik leading up to this appointment, we were deeply impressed with his long-term vision for returning Manchester United to the level we want to be competing at
“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.”
Erik ten Hag said: “It is a great honour to be appointed manager of Manchester United and I am hugely excited by the challenge ahead
I know the history of this great club and the passion of the fans, and I am absolutely determined to develop a team capable of delivering the success they deserve.