Erik ten Hag insists he is the fitting man to guide Man United below Sir Jim Ratcliffe regardless of Nottingham Forest setback


Erik ten Hag insists that he is the person to guide Manchester United below Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s minority possession.

The British mogul bought a 25 per cent share within the Purple Devils on Christmas Eve, taking management of all sporting issues regardless of the Glazer household’s majority share.


Ten Hag is backing himself to be a hit at Man UnitedCredit score: AFP

Ratcliffe and his staff at INEOS will face a tricky activity to get the membership again on observe although, with a 2-1 defeat to Nottingham Forest leaving them seventh within the Premier League going into 2024, with the membership additionally the third-lowest scorers within the high flight.

Performances and outcomes have been massively inconsistent below Ten Hag this time period with the membership already eradicated from the Champions League and League Cup, that means that the FA Cup stays their final sensible probability of silverware.

That has led to strain touchdown on the Dutch boss’s door, however regardless of that Ten Hag insists that he is the fitting man to get the staff again on observe.

Requested if he is the fitting man to guide Man United, Ten Hag stated: “In fact.

“However they (INEOS) know me and so they know when I’ve a squad what is out there the outcomes shall be there.

“We already proved in opposition to the highest groups we will go face to face.

“I’m satisfied and have a powerful perception we (can) get extra progress, consistency on this staff. That is a part of a challenge.

“We had been over performing final yr, this yr we’re underperforming, we have now to step up and I’ve to guide that course of.”

It comes after Sir Jim Ratcliffe purchased a minority share in the Red Devils


It comes after Sir Jim Ratcliffe bought a minority share within the Purple DevilsCredit score: AFP
Ten Hag believes that selection woes have hindered his side's form


Ten Hag believes that choice woes have hindered his aspect’s typeCredit score: AFP

Whereas outcomes have been poor, Ten Hag has been impacted by a big variety of accidents.

Rasmus Hojlund missed the journey to the Metropolis Floor by way of sickness, whereas Luke Shaw, Sofyan Amrabat, Harry Maguire, Anthony Martial, Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez, Victor Lindelof, Tyrell Malacia and Mason Mount had been additionally absent.

Explaining their inconsistency, Ten Hag defined: “We at all times must swap.

“(It) doesn’t matter how we line up, we have now to win, however the routines will not be there and each time we have now to swap.

“At the moment is one other instance. When Hojlund is ailing, we have now to swap our frontline and we have now seen it within the first half there was no pace within the recreation there.”

Man United are subsequent in motion on January 9 once they face Wigan Ahtletic within the FA Cup third spherical.


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