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Erik ten Hag insists Newcastle recreation isn’t his ‘goodbye’ to Man Utd


Erik ten Hag has insisted he doesn’t view Wednesday’s recreation with Newcastle United as a remaining goodbye, remaining assured that his future lies at Outdated Trafford past this season.

The Manchester United supervisor had beforehand confirmed that gamers and workers will participate in a lap of appreciation after full-time, however it appears that evidently Ten Hag is not going to be utilizing it for any farewells.

Newcastle’s go to will mark the Pink Devils’ remaining house recreation of the 2023/24 season, throughout which they are going to attempt to claw again some dignity to forestall their worst ever Premier League end – at the moment seventh from the primary season after Sir Alex Ferguson’s 2013 retirement.

Some followers have longed referred to as for Ten Hag, who has yet another 12 months left on the contract he signed in 2022, to be sacked. Varied managers have emerged as potential candidates to interchange him. Nonetheless, no announcement has been made concerning his future, leaving the boss publicly assured.

Talking forward of United’s penultimate recreation of the season, Ten Hag mentioned: “Goodbye? For me? It isn’t how I really feel it and the way I see it.


Man Utd will host Newcastle on Wednesday / James Gill – Danehouse/GettyImages

“It isn’t the best way I’m going to start out that lap of honour for the followers, no. By good occasions and unhealthy occasions we’re collectively and the followers present it; that we’re collectively. So we are going to do a lap of honour.

“Within the stadium, away and residential, they [the fans] are at all times backing the workforce and backing me. Additionally once I’m within the streets, many, many come to me, perhaps it’s simply well mannered, however I do not really feel it like this.

“I virtually by no means get a damaging response as a result of the followers perceive the place we’re. The followers perceive this membership is in a transition and the followers perceive the massive issues we have needed to face and particularly positions in key areas.”

The newest candidate to emerge as a possible successor to the Dutchman was Brentford boss Thomas Frank. Nonetheless, he has since confirmed that his want is to stay with the Bees, except a rare provide have been to come up.

United will play their remaining recreation of the season on Sunday, after they journey to Brighton & Hove Albion.