Erik ten Hag has described the Manchester United job as his ‘most troublesome’ problem however has backed himself to succeed at Previous Trafford.
Ten Hag is three weeks into his first pre-season with the Crimson Devils, who’ve proven encouraging indicators throughout their first fixtures of the membership’s tour of Thailand and Australia.
Convincing victories over Liverpool and Melbourne Victory have supplied a glimpse into Ten Hag’s strategies and the Dutchman has outlined his imaginative and prescient for the facet this season.
Talking to the media on Monday in Australia he mentioned: “We wish to play proactive, attacking soccer the place its potential, we wish to play good, but when we don’t play good, we nonetheless need to win.”
Ten Hag dismissed the suggestion that his facet will copy the blueprint of his Ajax group and says the traits of the squad dictate the model of soccer
“I don’t suppose so – our group will probably be completely different in fact, as a result of it’s completely different gamers, a unique kind of soccer, that’s clear – there’s additionally a direct bridge to Manchester United. Lastly it’s in regards to the gamers you have got, as a result of I can not change the identification [characteristics] of a participant.”
United endured their worst-ever Premier League marketing campaign when it comes to factors whole final season, with a sixth-placed end having seen the membership miss out on Champions League qualification.
Ten Hag was requested on a possible title problem this season and revealed that his preliminary goal will probably be to return a successful mentality to the Crimson Devils, whose ambition will probably be ‘to win each recreation’.
“The primary goal is to win each recreation, that must be our strategy, that belongs to Manchester United.”
The Dutchman admitted his new function represents an enormous problem, however is assured he can carry success to the membership after a troublesome decade for the reason that retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.
“It’s a pleasure, that’s why I took it. I do know it’s not a simple job, however that offers me some pleasure, vitality along with all of the individuals round, to herald to make a unified co-operation and that must be the platform for achievement.
“I have to say I’ve a robust perception. It is a large problem however, till now, in all places I’ve been I’ve received the utmost out of my groups, and that is the challenge that’s the most troublesome. I realise that, however I’m right here so I’m satisfied that I can do it.”
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