Who is Erik ten Hag? All You Need To Know About Manchester United New Coach

Erik ten Hag is a Dutch professional football manager. He was born on Feb 2, 1970, in Haaksbergen, Netherland. He is currently the head coach of Eredivisie club Ajax. He will become manager of English club Manchester United from the start of the 2022–23 season.

Who is Erik ten Hag? All You Need To Know About Manchester United New Coach

Who is Erik ten Hag?

Erik is a Dutch professional football manager. Ten Hag played primarily as a centre-back for FC Twente, De Graafschap, RKC Waalwijk and FC Utrecht. He had three stints with FC Twente, with whom he won the KNVB Cup in the 2000–01 season.

Full name: Erik ten Hag

Date of birth: 2 February 1970

Age: 52

Place of birth: Haaksbergen, Netherlands

Nationality: Dutch

Parents: Hennie ten Hag

Children: 3 (Two Sons and a girl)

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Managerial career titles:  Two Eredivisie titles and two Dutch Cup trophies topped off with the Johan Cruyff Shield in 2019. In 2019 he was named the fourth-best FIFA Men’s Coach 2019

Position: Defender

Wife: Bianca Ten Hag

Net worth: $1.5 Million

Salary: £30million

Social media: Instagram@https://www.instagram.com/erik_ten_hag_official/

Early Career

In 2012, Ten Hag was appointed as manager of Go Ahead Eagles in the Eerste Divisie. During his only season at Go Ahead Eagles, he led the team to its first promotion in 17 years. He coached Bayern Munich II from 6 June 2013 until 2015 when he was replaced by Heiko Vogel.

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His final match as Bayern Munich II head coach was a 1–0 loss to Nürnberg II on 22 May 2015. Ten Hag then became the Sporting Director and head coach of FC Utrecht in the summer of 2015, where he led the club to fifth place during his first season.

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