Edwin van der Sar has delivered an emotional message to outgoing Ajax supervisor Erik ten Hag because the Dutch membership wrapped up the Eredivisie identify sooner than the boss makes the transfer to Manchester United.
A dominant 5-0 victory over Heerenveen on Wednesday evening secured the Dutch identify, the 3rd of Ten Hag’s reign, and it is going to be the final after he agreed a transfer to Old Trafford.
It has been a very good stint in control of the well-known membership for the Dutchman, even though, with two KNVB Cups and a memorable run to the Champions League semi-finals as neatly.
Van der Sar, who’s a Manchester United hero himself however now works as leader govt at Ajax, has thanked Ten Hag for his very good paintings and needed him the most productive as he strikes to the Premier League giants.
‘You surpassed all expectations,’ Van der Sar advised Ten Hag on ESPN. ‘Dominant soccer, semi-final Champions League, league titles.
‘You will leave for a club that is close to my heart. I wish you all the best there. Thank you, Erik ten Hag!’
Manchester United had been fast to go with their subsequent supervisor as neatly, hailing his achievements at Ajax over his near-five years in fee.
After Ajax’s identify win, a remark at the United site learn: ‘Our long term supervisor Erik ten Hag received his 3rd Eredivisie identify with Ajax on Wednesday night time.
‘Ten Hag has a name as an attack-minded supervisor and that has unquestionably been obtrusive along with his facet this time period. Ajax have an excellent function distinction of 79, having scored 96 targets within the league thus far.
‘Perhaps even more impressive is the defensive resilience of Ten Hag’s workforce. In 33 fits, Ajax have conceded an insignificant 17 targets, 15 fewer than the following nearest workforce.
‘Off the back of the Dutchman’s newest good fortune, we stay up for welcoming Ten Hag to Old Trafford subsequent season. Congratulations, Erik!’
Club Brugge boss Alfred Schreuder will exchange Ten Hag as Ajax supervisor.
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