The clamour to rent Erik ten Hag as a supervisor this summer season has grown with RB Leipzig the most recent membership to reportedly be in for his providers.
The in-demand Ajax supervisor has been recognized because the probably candidate to take over the reins at Manchester United come the tip of the season.
Nevertheless, in response to the Telegraph, RB Leipzig have now acknowledged their curiosity within the 52-year-old to take over at their membership.
Erik ten Hag is reportedly needed by Leipzig this summer season who’re ‘’ within the Ajax boss
Ten Hag appears to be like set to depart Ajax this summer season with Manchester United main the race for him
A transfer for Ten Hag could be a shock at Leipzig, contemplating Domenico Tedesco’s effective work
Whereas Ten Hag is in talks with United over succeeding Ralf Rangnick this summer season, it’s added that Leipzig could look to pounce if there are any delays with these proceedings.
A transfer for the Dutchman could be a shock at Leipzig contemplating the spectacular job Domenico Tedesco is doing on the Bundesliga outfit since Jesse Marsch, now at Leeds, was sacked in December. Leipzig are as much as fourth within the desk – and into the Champions League spots – regardless of a poor begin to the marketing campaign.
United will hope RB Leipzig’s reported curiosity is a rouse in Ten Hag’s camp to realize extra management as a result of, as reported by Sportsmail final week, the Crimson Devils and the Dutchman are near putting a deal.
United are closing in on a deal to make Ajax’s Erik ten Hag their new supervisor.
Talks have been held with the Dutch membership to ascertain the phrases for Ten Hag’s launch as United take a major step in direction of appointing the 52-year-old.
These discussions occurred on the finish of final week and point out that United at the moment are able to press forward with bringing in Ten Hag, whose Ajax contract expires on the finish of subsequent season.
The in-demand 52-year-old has simply over a yr left on his present contract at Dutch giants Ajax
The compensation fee for Ten Hag could be simply over £1.6million – considerably lower than Paris Saint-Germain’s demand to launch the opposite principal candidate for the position, Mauricio Pochettino.
Sportsmail completely revealed Ten Hag was a number one contender for the job in November, earlier than breaking the information of his interview for the publish final month.
United’s course of to decide on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s everlasting successor has been described as ‘superior’, though membership sources careworn on Wednesday evening that they’re but to succeed in a definitive choice on the brand new boss.
They do have a name to make on the timing of their announcement, given Ten Hag’s job at Ajax and his workload till the tip of the season.
Ajax are 4 factors away from PSV Eindhoven on the prime of the Dutch league and United wish to be respectful. Unveiling Ten Hag earlier than the Eredivisie title race has been concluded may very well be seen as disruptive.
Ten Hag is about to beat Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino (left) to the United job
Equally, Ten Hag could view persistent rumours about his future as a distraction to his gamers and as a substitute want a fast announcement.
Sevilla supervisor Julen Lopetegui is now seen as a distant outsider for the United publish, whereas there have been clear pitfalls with appointing Luis Enrique, given the previous Barcelona boss is taking cost of Spain on the World Cup in Qatar later this yr.
Pochettino, who like Ten Hag has 12 months remaining on his contract, has lengthy had admirers at Outdated Trafford however the Paris Saint-Germain job has proved to be a troublesome project.
The Ligue 1 leaders had been embarrassingly dumped out of the Champions League on the first knockout stage final month.
United realise there’s a have to reshape their squad, with query marks over the futures of many first-team gamers.
Ten Hag was not the one candidate to boost the difficulty of recruitment with United’s hierarchy within the interview course of and there’s a recognition the brand new boss would require important backing within the switch market.
Ten Hag is now set to take over from interim boss Ralf Rangnick at Outdated Trafford this summer season