the old manager has just retired
Star-studded but dysfunctional – Ten Hag looks set to make huge changes at Manchester Unitedthe old manager has just retired
Depending on who you ask,Erik ten Hag has just agreed to the best job in European football or potential the very worst.The current Ajax manager is set to make the move toManchester United this summer, where he will replace interim managerRalf Rangnick and become the club’s new permanent manager.
Staff E. ten Hag Age: 52 Ajax Amsterdam All seasons –
All competitions Games 215 Won 159 Draw 27 Lost 29
Tasked with taking the Old Trafford side back to the top of thePremier Leagueand European football, Ten Hag will be asked to do something that no manager has managed at the club since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.
Overview All Man United managers in history at a glance
Indeed, the former Bayern Munich youth coach will be asked to achieve a feat that David Moyes, José Mourinho,Louis van Gaal andOle Gunnar Solskjaer all failed in dramatic fashion to do. However, unlike all of those managers that came before him, Ten Hag may finally get his chance to cut through this star-studded but dysfunctional Man Utd squad and do as he pleases with it.
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Man Utd’s bizarre situation is perhaps best summed up by the fact that the club have some of the most valuable players in the world and the seventh most valuable squad in all of European football, yet the team look set to miss out on Champions League football next season. As such, a number of difficult decisions may need to be made to cut short some stars that no longer provide the same allure on the pitch as they may still do off it.
Stats Cristiano Ronaldo Centre-Forward Manchester United Season 21/22–
Premier League Games 30 Goals 18 Assists 3
The most obvious departures will first come from the players whose contracts are set to expire. These include Juan Mata, Edinson Cavani,Jesse Lingard and, most notably,Paul Pogba.Nemanja Matic has also confirmed that he’ll leave the club this summer too.
Pogba, Maguire & Co.All of Man United’s transfers over the yearsClick here for overviewHowever, the big changes at Man Utd may not stop there.Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw, Fred, Diogo Dalot,Phil Jones andDavid de Gea will all be entering the final years of their contracts at the club next season and that may push the club into confirming which players will be offered new deals and which ones may be encouraged to depart ahead of the new season.
From White to Grealish – The most expensive Premier League signings 30 – Ben White | 21/22 from Brighton to Arsenal for €58.5m ©imago images
As of June 24, 2022
29 – Fred | 18/19 from Shakhtar to Man United for €59m ©imago images
28 – Anthony Martial | 15/16 from Monaco to Man United for €60M ©imago images
27 – Tanguy Ndombélé | 19/20 from Lyon to Tottenham for €60M ©imago images
26 – Naby Keita | 18/19 from Leipzig to Liverpool for €60M ©imago images
25 – Erling Haaland | 22/23 from Borussia Dortmund to Man City for €60m ©imago images
24 – Alisson | 18/19 from Roma to Liverpool for €62.5M ©imago images
23 – Rodri | 19/20 from Atlético to Man City for €62.7M ©imago images
22 Bruno Fernandes | 19/20 from Sporting to Man United for €63M ©imago images
21 – Raheem Sterling | 15/16 from Liverpool to Man City for €63.7M ©imago images
20 – Pierre-E. Aubameyang | 17/18 from BVB to Arsenal for €63.8M ©imago images
19 – Christian Pulisic | 18/19 from BVB to Chelsea for €64M ©imago images
18 – Aymeric Laporte | 17/18 from Bilbao to Man City for €65M ©imago images
17 – Joao Cancelo | 19/20 from Juventus to Man City for €65M ©TM/imago images
16 – Alvaro Morata | 17/18 from Real Madrid to Chelsea for €66M ©imago images
15 – Riyad Mahrez | 18/19 from Leicester to Man City for €67.8M ©imago images
14 – Rúben Dias | 20/21 from Benfica to Man City for €68M ©imago images
13 – Ángel Di María | 14/15 from Real Madrid to Man United for €75M ©imago images
12 – Darwin Núñez | 22/23 from Benfica to Liverpool for €75m ©imago images
11 – Kevin de Bruyne | 15/16 from Wolfsburg to Man City for €76M ©imago images
10 – Kepa | 18/19 from Bilbao to Chelsea for €80M ©imago images
9 – Nicolas Pépé | 19/20 from Lille to Arsenal for €80M ©imago images
8 – Kai Havertz | 20/21 from B. Leverkusen to Chelsea for €80M ©imago images
7 – Virgil van Dijk | 17/18 from Southampton to Liverpool for €84.65M ©imago images
6 – Romelu Lukaku | 17/18 from Everton to Man United for €84.7M ©imago images
5 Jadon Sancho | 20/21 from Dortmund to Man United for €85M ©imago images
4 – Harry Maguire | 19/20 from Leicester to Man United for €87M ©TM/imago images
3 – Paul Pogba | 16/17 from Juventus to Man United for €105M ©imago images
2 – Romelu Lukaku | 21/22 from Inter Milan to Chelsea for €115M ©imago images
1 – Jack Grealish | 21/22 from Aston Villa to Man City for €117.5M ©imago images
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Either way, Ten Hag is likely to make some big changes at the club and Man Utd’s list of their top 10 most valuable players is bound to change significantly over the next 12 months.
Man Utd have the SEVENTH most valuable squad in the world
But how many of these stars will still be at the club next season? pic.twitter.com/IVzgZp104E
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Star-studded but dysfunctional – Ten Hag looks set to make huge changes at Manchester United