The Incredible Amount of Money Erik Ten Hag Will Pocket if He Leads Man United Back to The Champions League

The Incredible Amount of Money Erik Ten Hag Will Pocket if He Leads Man United Back to The Champions League

  • Erik ten Hag is set to smile all the way to the bank should he guide Manchester United back to the Champions League
  • According to reports, the Dutchman will pocket an eyewatering £3million as a bonus if United finish in the top four
  • The bonus is on top of Ten Hag's £9million-a-year that he is earning at Old Trafford as a salary

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag is in line for a massive payout as bonuses should he lead the club back to the Champions League.

The Red Devils will not be making an appearance in the European elite competition in Ten Hag's debut season next term after they missed out on a top-four finish.

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Erik ten Hag looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Optus Stadium. Photo by Sebastian Frej.
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United had to settle for a sixth-place finish behind Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Liverpool, and Man City, who won the Premier League.

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Ten Hag, who succeeded Ralf Rangnick, has now been charged with the responsibility of leading the club back to the Champions League.

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According to The Sun, the Dutchman will collect an eyewatering £3million as a bonus if he leads United back to the first-tier continental competition.

How much does Erik ten Hag earn at Man United

The publication claims the ex-Ajax boss is on a £9m-a-year salary at Old Trafford, which is only half of what his counterpart and Man City manager, Pep Guardiola, earn at the Etihad Stadium.

However, Ten Hag's contract is loaded with incentives which will leave him smiling all the way to the back with a top-four finish next season.

It is understood that failure to qualify for the Champions League at the end of next term will see United lose £90million.

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United are already feeling the hit of missing out on a Champions League spot, with high-profile players said to be turning down moves to Old Trafford.

Fernandes appears to hint Man United are better off without Ronaldo

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Manchester United playmaker Bruno Fernandes has aimed a subtle dig at Cristiano Ronaldo following the Red Devils' 3-1 thrilling win over Crystal Palace in a pre-season friendly.

Fernandes appeared to suggest that Manchester United are better off without the unsettled Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo is yet to link up with the rest of the Manchester United squad for the pre-season amid reports he is looking to leave the club.

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