Erik ten Hag is on the verge of becoming the next Manchester United manager, according to reports. And it’s stated that club legends Rio Ferdinand and Robin van Persie are both keen to join the Dutchman in his coaching team should that appointment take place. The Dutchman is currently in pole position to lead the team next season, despite the Red Devils also admiring the likes of Mauricio Pochettino, Julen Lopetegui and Luis Enrique.
Manchester United are currently exploring their managerial options, with Ten Hag, Pochettino, Lopetegui and Enrique all admired behind the scenes at Old Trafford.
And it’s the Ajax boss who is now the frontrunner to take over, having fared well during his time in Amsterdam by winning two league titles while playing an attacking style of football.
Late on Tuesday, it emerged United had held talks with Ten Hag and formally interviewed the 52-year-old as they plan for a brighter future.
And Stretty News claim the appointment of the Dutchman is ‘on the verge’ of being confirmed after he talked with the club at their London offices recently.
Though a total agreement is ‘yet to be reached’, the publication say sources close to them insist it will happen.