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How Manchester United’s board would reward Erik ten Hag after his winning streak

By Harry Smith

How Manchester United’s board would reward Erik ten Hag after his winning streak

Erik ten Hag certainly deserves a reward after turning the situation around

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It wasn’t easy for the new manager to set up his new life at Manchester United, as he struggled in his first two games in charge of the biggest club in the world. The former Ajax coach arrived this summer and things were looking promising during pre-season, but after the season started, things went south.

Erik ten Hag’s first two games as the Red Devils’ manager didn’t go quite as planned after the team lost against Brighton and Brentford. But not only that, the defeat against the Bees was by a four-goal margin, in what was one of the most embarrassing performances in the club’s history.

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However, after that game, the Dutch manager started to do some adjustments to the team and decided to drop some sacred cows from the starting XI. Some of the big names that were now benched were the team’s captain Harry Maguire, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Luke Shaw. This had never happened before in the club.

This decision was immediately proven to be the best after the team started to play much better and also started to win football matches. Ever since Erik ten Hag has made those adjustments to the line-up, he has stuck with the same players and that has given him the results that he was looking for from the start.

The possible reward

As everybody knows, Erik ten Hag wanted to sign Frenkie De Jong the entire summer, but couldn’t do it as the player stayed in Barcelona. However, after proving that he is the man for the job, the Manchester United board could be considering signing the Dutch midfielder in the winter transfer window to reward the new manager who is doing a great job.


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