As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Sir Alex offers first public reaction to Man Utd hiring Ten Hag

Sir Alex Ferguson has offered a first public reaction to the appointment of Erik ten Hag as new Manchester United manager.

Caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick will hand control over to departing Ajax coach Ten Hag at the end of the season, but will likely do so with United out of the Champions League.

Ferguson - appearing on RTE Racing in his capacity as co-owner of horse Clan des Obeaux - broke his silence on the appointment of Ten Hag and revealed his hopes for the latest man to take the top job at Old Trafford.

Asked if Ten Hag could be the man to turn United's fortunes around, he replied: “I hope he does well, the club needs someone to get in control and I hope he does well."

Ferguson is understood to have taken a backseat during the long process to appoint Ten Hag, with Football Director John Murtough taking the lead of the search for the first time.


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free