Photo of Erik Ten Hag in Disbelief After Watching Man Utd's Hapless Performance vs Crystal Palace Goes Viral

Photo of Erik Ten Hag in Disbelief After Watching Man Utd's Hapless Performance vs Crystal Palace Goes Viral

  • Erik ten Hag was left frustrated as he watched his Manchester United side in action for the first time since he was appointed the permanent boss
  • The Dutchman travelled to Selhurst Park to get a glimpse of United as they played Crystal Palace in their last fixture of the season
  • However, Ten Hag was left unimpressed especially after the Red Devils went a goal down in the first half
  • Rangnick's charges were unable to recover the goal after the break and they went on to suffer a 1-0 loss

Erik ten Hag had first-hand experience of the mountainous task that awaits him after watching Man United suffer a humiliating defeat in their final match of the season.

The Dutchman is scheduled to officially take charge of the Manchester club after the conclusion of the 2021/22 campaign.

Erik ten Hag (C) watches from the stands during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park. Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS.
Erik ten Hag (C) watches from the stands during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park. Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS.
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Ten Hag was named United's permanent manager back in April and will be succeeding Ralf Rangnick who has been in charge of the club on an interim basis.

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Erik ten Hag watches Man United at Selhurst Park

The Athletic Reports the former Ajax boss had the first glimpse of the team he will be taking charge of on Sunday, May 22, as he travelled to Selhurst Park to watch United in action.

The Red Devils were out to end their dismal campaign on a positive note, only to suffer an embarrassing defeat.

Wilfried Zaha's 37th-minute strike was the only difference in the match as Crystal Palace came out on top.

Erik ten Hag cuts a frustrated figure at Selhurst Park

According to The Sun, Ten Hag looked cool and composed as he arrived at the stadium in South East London ready for the match.

However, he cut a frustrated figure and bared his teeth after Rangnick's men fell behind in the first half.

The publication adds that United's performance laid bare the daunting task that lies ahead for the 52-year-old.

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Erik ten Hag sets target for Man United next season

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Erik ten Hag has said Manchester United have no choice but to break into the top four next season.

The new United boss noted that a return to Champions League is the bare minimum the club can target.

The Red Devils endured a frustrating 2021/22 season where they had to settle for a sixth-place finish with 58 points.

Source: Sports Brief News