Manchester United has appointed Erik ten Hag as Men’s First Team Manager, with the option to continue for another year, from the end of this season until June 2025, subject to work visa restrictions.
As the new manager of Manchester United, Erik ten Hag has signed a contract that runs until June 2025 with an option to extend until June 2026.
“During his four years at Ajax, Erik has proven himself to be one of Europe’s most exciting and successful coaches, recognized for his team’s attractive, aggressive football and commitment to youngsters,” stated John Murtough, Football Director.
“We were very impressed with Erik’s long-term vision for returning Manchester United to the level we want to compete at, as well as his ambition and desire to achieve that, in our conversations leading up to this appointment.”
“We wish Erik the best of luck as he concentrates on bringing Ajax’s season to a victorious conclusion, and we hope to welcome him to Manchester United this summer.”
Erik ten Hag said: “It is a great honour to be appointed manager of Manchester United and I am hugely excited by the challenge ahead. I know the history of this great club and the passion of the fans, and I am absolutely determined to develop a team capable of delivering the success they deserve.
“It will be difficult to leave Ajax after these incredible years, and I can assure our fans of my complete commitment and focus on bringing this season to a successful conclusion before I move to Manchester United.”