Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has spoken about his future at Manchester United and Pep Guardiola’s influence on Manchester United’s football. he
“Right now my focus is only on Ajax. but in the world of football No one knows what will happen. I don’t want to block everything, and now I’m working here to bring Ajax to success,” Ten Hag told Sport1.
“The cup is against PSV. We still have the last 8 matches of the season. which I want to give all my strength to it The rest is a distraction.”
“I know football can change everything overnight. If at some point I had to make a decision to move on. I hope everyone here will understand.”
Ajax leads the Eredivisie League 2 points ahead of PSV with the last 7 matches of the season while in the Dutch Cup They will meet PSV on April 17.
Ten Hag insists he will stay focused on his job until the end of the season. But with the remaining 13 months contract with Ajax He will discuss with the agency in the near future.
“I talk to Ajax every year after the end of the season. This time too I can say that Ajax and Erik ten Hag are very happy. When
asked about talks with United, the 52-year-old admitted he enjoyed the club and the Red Devils fans.
“Everyone knows this industry. There is always a discussion with representatives from other clubs. That’s normal, Manchester United is a big club. I have great fans.”
“But I can only repeat to myself that Just focus on Ajax. We are already planning for the new season.”
Both Ten Hag and Pep Guardiola were former colleagues at Bayern Munich when Pep was in charge of the first team and Ten Hag. make a backup team
And that’s what gives both of them a similar football style. when they both like offensive games Focus on ball possession And playing in a 4-3-3 system as well,
when asked about Pep’s influence On his team style, Ten Hag said: “I like that Guardiola brings his style to the team.”
“His team is consistent in attack. with the acrobatic play and the freedom of the players He didn’t just focus on winning. but also wants to play attractive football.”
“He was always transparent. You are always welcomed warmly at every training session. You can always talk about football ideas and learn from them. That is very valuable to me.”
“I want to win every game if possible. But it must be done in a way that attracts the fans as well. because in professional football You have to play for the fans. That’s why I always build a team that is attacking.”