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Ratcliffe has an “unbelievable” prime contender to switch Ten Hag at Man Utd


Manchester United followers will hope Erik ten Hag‘s males can choose up an away win at Crystal Palace up subsequent within the Premier League, after having to make do with an underwhelming level in opposition to relegation-threatened Burnley on house turf final trip.

That 1-1 draw adopted on from the Purple Devils fortunately brushing aspect basement membership Sheffield United 4-2 at Previous Trafford, however that victory did not precisely get the Man United supporters off their seats at any level with the Blades even taking the lead early on.

It appears as if the underperforming crop will find yourself dropping Ten Hag his job, with quite a few replacements being lined as much as step in and revitalise the membership after a poor season thus far beneath the under-pressure Dutchman.

This one identify may properly have legs as his quick successor – with studies suggesting he is a ‘prime contender’ – having solely misplaced twice to the Purple Devils throughout his managerial profession to date.

Man United supervisor information

Regardless of the extraordinary pressures that come about with the Man United job put up, the emptiness at Previous Trafford is all the time going to be an alluring and enticing place for a brand new supervisor to fill.

An entire host of names from the soccer world are being linked with a transfer to the crimson aspect of Manchester, together with the likes of England supervisor Gareth Southgate.

But, Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Co may properly go for former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel as a substitute of going left-field or exterior of the field with Soccer Insider’s Pete O’Rourke stating that he’s now a ‘prime contender.’


With the German supervisor leaving Bayern Munich on the finish of the season after this present disappointing Bundesliga marketing campaign noticed Bayer Leverkusen crush the Bavarians within the Bundesliga title race, the 50-year-old might be revitalised by the duty of restoring satisfaction to Man United after succeeding with Chelsea in England earlier than.

Why Tuchel ought to substitute Ten Hag

Lifting the Champions League as Blues boss throughout his one yr in cost, Tuchel has solely ever tasted defeat twice when going through off in opposition to the Purple Devils as a supervisor and will now be seen as the absolute best substitute for a fading Ten Hag.

In spite of everything, the German was a success at Stamford Bridge throughout his temporary time with the Blues, overseeing 63 wins from 100 video games in cost of the West London membership. That mentioned, not one of the 4 victories he is managed as a boss in opposition to Man United got here when managing in England.

As soon as extra, it is on the continental stage the place the “unbelievable” supervisor, as Chelsea’s Ben Chillwell labelled him, defeated the Purple Devils. These victories got here when Tuchel was in command of Paris St. Germain and in his present function as Bayern boss in 2023 with the Bavarian outfit prevailing within the Champions League group levels.

Tuchel’s wins in opposition to Man United as supervisor

Man United 0-1 Bayern

twelfth December 2023

Bayern 4-3 Man United

twentieth September 2023

Man United 1-3 PSG

2nd December 2020

Man United 0-2 PSG

twelfth February 2019

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Nonetheless, the wins within the desk above counsel that he has the beating of the Purple Devils on the extraordinary stage of European motion and this mentality as a supervisor to ship key wins when the stress is ramped up would stand him in good stead to be Ten Hag’s quick successor.


Bruised by his latest experiences in his native Germany, Tuchel can have the bit between his enamel to salvage his barely tattered managerial fame and restore satisfaction again to the crimson aspect of Manchester if given an opportunity to shine once more within the Premier League.


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