Erik Ten Hag has sent a clear message to Manchester United fans ahead of matchday 3 clash with Liverpool. The new manager acknowledged his poor start to the season and urged for calm as he set out to restore the club’s prestige.
The New Manchester United manager went on a baptism of fire after Manchester United recorded an astonishing opening Premier League defeats to Brighton and Brentford. The Red lost the opening fixture at home to Brighton. The second match against Brentford proved a disaster. It was a shock 4-0 defeat; all the goals were scored in the first 35 minutes.
Fans are increasingly becoming pessimistic about the prospects of the team, and pressure has been mounting to end 17 years of Glazers’ reign. As the crisis deepens, fans are planning a heavy protest to shake off the influence of the Glazers from the club.
Although Ten Hag met a team in shambles, his two competitive matches have compounded the woes of the club. Manchester United fans are planning to protest against the deepening crisis and the control of the team by the Glazers.
Meanwhile, the former three times Eredivisie Champion has sent a clear message to Man United fans ahead of the team’s clash with Liverpool. In an emotional tone, Erik ten Hag acknowledged the team’s weaknesses and failures; his resolve to fix and yanked it off the woods.
Ten Hag acknowledged that he was aware of how difficult the job could be and was ready for the challenge.
“I am here to fix this club and not doing that for myself. I knew if this challenge before came and I accepted it, I am ready to go for the challenge,” Ten Hag said.
”I am confident of the coaches, players and directors. We have a plan and I will stay on the course and the plan.”
On the Liverpool clash, Ten Hag refused comment specifically on the match. He said the team have to work harder to win all matches not just Liverpool
“We have to build a strong team and ensure that we work out our plan. We had very good preseason until the Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano game”, he added.
Ten Hag also stated that Anthony Martial was back in training, although he did not hint at him featuring against Liverpool.
Manchester United battles Liverpool today in Premier League matchday 3 fixture. Ronaldo may likely start as Martial is yet to join the team. Casemiro will not play against Liverpool as the Red Devils still have to put finishing touches to his deal.
Ten Hag must restore the fans’ confidence by getting a good result against Jurgen Klopp’s team tonight. Note that Manchester United are at the bottom of the table after two matches.
Both managers will be battling for their first Premier League win making the match a high-risk game. Liverpool have dropped valuable 4 points in their two opening matches and will be looking for a win.