Erik ten Hag has reportedly recognized Reims ahead Hugo Ekitike as a switch goal this summer season.
The Dutchman will arrive at Outdated Trafford able to undertake an enormous overhaul of Manchester United’s enjoying squad, with the membership anticipated to focus on a brand new striker. And Ten Hag is regarded as a fan of Ekitike, who could possibly be accessible for a cut price payment.
It comes as famous person ahead Cristiano Ronaldo has despatched a warning following Erik ten Hag’s appointment as United’s subsequent supervisor. And Steve McClare is ready to reach as Ten Hag’s supervisor – and he could possibly be a breath of recent air for United’s underperforming stars.
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Ten Hag identifies striker goal
Erik ten Hag reportedly desires to deliver Hugo Ekitike to Outdated Trafford this summer season.
The younger French ahead, who has been labelled the “subsequent Kylian Mbappe” has impressed in Ligue 1 this season, the place he is had a extra profitable conversion price than incoming Manchester City striker Erling Haaland. The striker might effectively be on the transfer this season having been linked with the likes of Newcastle United and Chelsea.
However United hope to beat their Premier League rivals to his signature – and he could possibly be accessible for as little as £13million.
Ronaldo sends warning
Cristiano Ronaldo has damaged his silence on Erik ten Hag’s pending arrival at Manchester United – and warned the brand new boss will “want time” to deliver the nice instances again to Outdated Trafford.
Ten Hag will take up his new position at Outdated Trafford this summer season having wrapped up the Eredivisie title with Ajax. And Portuguese famous person Ronaldo has stated he’s “completely satisfied and excited” that Ten Hag has been appointed because the membership’s new boss.
And the United quantity seven insists “we’ve got to consider that subsequent yr we are able to win titles”.
McClaren’s Man Utd answer
Steve McClaren has clearly been keeping track of Manchester United this season – and it might pay dividends with the previous England boss set to reach as Erik ten Hag’s quantity two.
Ten Hag was McClaren’s assistant throughout his first time in charge of FC Twente in 2008 and their roles might now be reversed with Ten Hag insisting he desires his former boss to affix him at Outdated Trafford. And McClaren would arrive with a transparent thought of what is wanted on the membership.
Following United’s 4-1 to Man Metropolis on the Etihad in March, McClaren went in on the membership’s underperforming stars as he stated the gamers had “stopped operating for one another”. And Ten Hag’s potential assistant additionally defined the membership “must get the unhealthy ones out of the dressing room”.