Erik Ten Hag Terminates Ajax Contract Six Months Early to Link up With Man United

Erik Ten Hag Terminates Ajax Contract Six Months Early to Link up With Man United

  • Erik ten Hag has ended his contract with Ajax prematurely so he can get down to work at Old Trafford
  • Ten Hag was appointed United's permanent boss on a three-year deal and he is set to take charge at the end of the season
  • The 52-year-old was expected to join Ajax's travelling party for their end-of-the-season trip to Curacao
  • The Dutch tactician led the club to their Eredivisie championship this season, with his last match with the club coming on Sunday

Erik ten Hag has ended his Ajax contract prematurely in order to link up with Manchester United.

Ten Hag was initially scheduled to be part of Ajax's travelling party for their end-of-season trip to Curacao. ​

Erik ten Hag applauds supporters after the Dutch Eredivisie match between Arnhem Vitesse and Ajax Amsterdam in The Gelredome in Arnhem. Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN.
Erik ten Hag applauds supporters after the Dutch Eredivisie match between Arnhem Vitesse and Ajax Amsterdam in The Gelredome in Arnhem. Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN.
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However, SportBible reports the Dutchman has decided against the trip so he can get down with work at Old Trafford.

Speaking ahead of his Man United switch, Ten Hag revealed he wants to focus on his new job ahead of the 2021/22 season.

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"Tomorrow there will be a party with the [Ajax] staff, but I am not going to Curacao [a Dutch Caribbean island]," he said.

​"I think that's understandable. There is a lot of work to do there [at Manchester United]. That is the case with every club," he added.

Ten Hag recently led Ajax to the Eredivisie title as he took charge of his final game at the club on Sunday, May 15.

Ten Hag drops hint on Cristiano Ronaldo's Man United future

Earlier, Sports Brief reported incoming Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has dropped the biggest hint yet about Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Old Trafford.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner is sure to end the campaign as United's top scorer having found the back of the net 24 times across competitions this term.

Despite his key role in the United team, speculation about his future at the club has been rife, with reports linking him with a possible summer exit.

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However, it appears Ten Hag is keen to keep Ronaldo at Man United beyond the summer.

Speaking ahead of his official arrival at the Theatre of Dreams, the 52-year-old described the Real Madrid icon as ‘a giant.'

Source: Sports Brief News