The current Ajax boss has verbally agreed to become the new manager of the Red Devils. and is expected to take the helm at Old Trafford at the end of the season. It is clear that the 52-year-old will sign a four-year contract with Premier League giants and succeed now Ralph Ranknik I fly.
The Dutchman will not work with United, as it seems he is going to inherit a team that fought this season and will be in real danger of missing out. Champions League football next semester a grim defeat by Everton 1-0 on the weekend. There are still questions about the future of a number of United players, including Ronaldo, but Overgur believes his former manager will know exactly how to fight the Portuguese superstar.
Talking to Sky Sports about Ten Hague – the manager under whom he played while working for Go Ahead Eagles – Overgour has indicated that he believes his former coach will not order Ronaldo on how he wants to reassure the five-time Golden Ball winner. Overgour said: “I don’t think he will tell Cristiano Ronaldo what to do. ”
The 33-year-old, who retired last year to coach at the former Twente Club, also acknowledged that Ten Haag has exceptional people management skills that are likely to be needed when managing multiple egos at Old Trafford . Overgour said: “More often than not it’s just about football, not family or anything else.
“Every day he wanted to talk about football and improve, improve, improve. But he knew what every player needed, and it’s good to have him as a coach. “
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Overgour admitted that he believes that Ten Hag will be a successful destination for United, but called on the Red Devils to be patient. He pointed out: “If you have advice that you don’t have the patience, it can be done in a few months.
“But the council trusted him in Utrecht and Ajax, and you see what will happen next. The same thing happened in the Eagles. It was up and down. After that, everything was up, up and up.
“Ajax had enough patience. I don’t know if Manchester United has patience if the results don’t come in the first few months because a lot more is happening. If given time, he will do the job. He has shown everywhere that he is good enough. ”