Ralf Rangnick hits back at Louis van Gaal for giving Man Utd advice on Erik ten Hag
Louis van Gaal has recently advised Erik ten Hag amid his growing links with Manchester United and Ralf Rangnick has hit back at some of his comments about the club
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Manchester United are yet to appoint their new long-term manager, and now former bosses are beginning to get involved after Erik ten Hag became a huge favorite for the role.
The Ajax manager has reportedly opened talks with United after an interview with the Red Devils Ralph Rangnik The temporary term of office of . Ten Hag is considered a leader next to it Maurice Pochettinobut the Dutchman seems to be the people’s choice as pressure mounts for an appointment.
Ten Hag wouldn’t be the first Dutchman to manage United as Louis van Gaal originally held the role between 2014 and 2016 The former boss recently offered advice to the Ajax head coach amid speculation. But Rangnick has hit back at Van Gaal’s comments as the Dutchman criticized the way the club is run.
Van Gaal appears to have advised Ten Hag against taking the job at United in his recent criticism of the club since his sacking in 2016. Van Gaal told Dutch Outlet ADVERTISEMENT : “I think Erik ten Hag is a great coach, he has shown that several times. And a great coach is always good Manchester United.
“Manchester United is a commercial club and these are difficult decisions for a manager. It’s better to go to a football club. I won’t monitor his career and he will call me himself. But he should choose a football club, not a commercial club. “
Van Gaal was sacked shortly after the win FA Cup with United in 2016 and Jose Mourinho was quickly brought in to replace the Dutchman, which may suggest why he disagrees with their values. And Rangnick has come out to defend the Red Devils, even questioning Van Gaal’s judgement.
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Rangnick said after Van Gaal’s comment: “Louis himself, as an experienced coach, signed here five or six years ago and he could have known that beforehand if he had felt that way. I think football worldwide and even more so in English First League If any rich person or company can buy a club, it’s certainly a commercialized business as long as they pass the fit and proper test.
“It doesn’t matter which club in which city. What I can only tell you from the last four months is that this is a club with a great tradition, with a close relationship with the fans and with the whole city, region and region.
“It’s a great club for me and if the club draws the right conclusions from what has happened over the last few years, yes, the last few years haven’t been as good as expected. But if they draw the right conclusions, then I still see a very bright future for this club.”
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Despite Ten Hag being the overwhelming favorite at the moment, Pochettino is still in the talks as the Argentine is expected to leave Paris Saint Germain in the near future. your youngest Champions League Failure seems to have ended his time in Paris and the French giants have yet to find the formula for success in Europe.
PSG were eliminated along with United and Ajax, meaning Rangnick, Pochettino and Ten Hag will all be focusing on domestic football until the end of the season. Despite Ajax and PSG leading their respected divisions, United are struggling in the Premier League.
A bad season could turn into disaster as United fall well short of the pace to finish in the top four. And failing to secure Champions League football could drastically impact their summer deals.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/rangnick-man-utd-ten-hag-26617105 Ralf Rangnick hits back at Louis van Gaal for giving Man Utd advice on Erik ten Hag