Man Utd news: Erik ten Hag appointment in danger after ultimatum as RB Leipzig swoop


Erik ten Ha, Ajax’s current favourite to become Manchester United manager is Erik ten Ha. But the appointment could collapse with RB Leipzig also interested

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Manchester United’s plans for Erik ten Hag to be Ajax boss could be at risk due to RB Leipzig trying obstruct their bid.

After being impressed by Ten Hag’s interview, United chiefs are moving forward with plans to appoint Ten Hag as Old Trafford’s next permanent boss. However, Leipzig could offer the Ajax manager a lucrative contract that would break the bank.

This is also a result of reports that Ten Hag is ready to leave the club if he doesn’t get assurances that he has the right to make his mark on the club’s playing team. Red Devils have also reportedly created a three-man transfer list to resolve their midfield problems.

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A midfield shortlist was drawn up

According to reports, Manchester United has a shortlist of three midfield targets in preparation for the summer transfer window.

Old Trafford will be busy this summer, as they plan on appointing a new manager and starting a revamp of their squad. A new centre-midfielder is widely considered to be the priority. They are also said to be interested in England internationals Kalvin Philips, Jude Bellingham, and Declan Rice.

However, each deal will face possible difficulties.

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Ten Hag’s ultimatum

During negotiations to make Erik ten Hag the next Ajax manager, Manchester United was reportedly made an ultimatum.

According to reports, the 52-year old wants to change the image of United if he is appointed manager at Old Trafford. He also wants to recruit players who are more in line with his high-pressing style. Ten Hag is reported to not believe United are willing to provide him with the players he wants. The Dutchman would be open to accepting the club’s offer.

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RB Leipzig will swoop

RB Leipzig, a German outfit trying to steal Manchester United’s Erik ten Hag appointment is trying to doom Manchester United.

The Bundesliga club believes he can turn the club into a contender at home and abroad. They have been in talks with Ajax bosses for several weeks. Ten Hag was also interviewed by United bosses, and is now the overwhelming favourite to win the Old Trafford job.

However, the Red Devils could now lose their number one target as Leipzig prepares to make a bank-busting proposal for the Dutchman.

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