Ajax boss reacts to reports linking him with a move to Manchester United

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Ajax manager, Erik ten Hag, has reacted to the multiple reports linking him with a move away from the club.

In the last couple of weeks, Ten Hag has been linked with a possible take over at Manchester United, following the club’s recent struggles and the immense pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Eredivisie winning coach was also linked with Newcastle United before Eddie Howe was appointed, but in a recent interview with ESPN’s Goedemorgen Oranje, he stressed that he is happy to remain at Ajax for as long as he feels wanted by the club’s hierarchy.

When asked what he was looking for after his time at Ajax, he said, “I live in the present, so I find it hard to answer this.

“I always want to improve my team, and as long as I feel this motivation I want to keep going, if Ajax wants that too.”

Ten Hag was also asked why he wouldn’t want to join Newcastle, and he replied, “I have a very good relationship with the board and I’m managing a very strong squad.”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains Man United’s coach for now, despite mounting pressure, but with crunch ties coming up against the likes of Villareal, Chelsea and Arsenal, the worst may yet happen for the Norwegian if results are not favourable.