Steve McClaren set to return to Man Utd as Erik ten Hag’s assistant despite club initially REJECTING request

STEVE McCLAREN is reportedly set to change into Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United assistant – regardless of the membership initially REJECTING their new supervisor’s request.

The Red Devils confirmed Ten Hag as their new boss earlier as we speak.

Steve McClaren is about to change into Erik ten Hag’s assistant at Man UtdGetty Pictures – Getty

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And the present Ajax boss will start his Old Trafford role this summer time after penning a three-year deal.

Nevertheless, there’s nonetheless no announcement over Ten Hag’s backroom workers.

It’s believed he desires to convey Ajax No2 Mitchell van der Gaag and former England boss McClaren to Outdated Trafford.

However the Telegraph claims United had been resisting Ten Hag’s calls to provide McClaren a job.

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Ten Hag had been requested to first consider United’s present choices earlier than requesting any drastic modifications to workers.

Nevertheless, it’s now stated that Pink Devils chiefs have given in to Ten Hag’s calls for.

And McClaren is now on the verge of a surprising return to the Premier League.

The 60-year-old served as Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant from 1999 to 2001.

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And Ten Hag, who in flip was McClaren’s No2 at FC Twente, believes he brings unrivalled expertise of the English sport.

In the meantime, United stay in negotiations with Ajax for Van der Gaag.

Their present backroom is already full of the likes of Darren Fletcher, Eric Ramsay and Mike Phelan.

However McClaren is now set to change into part of Ten Hag’s Oranje revolution on the Theatre of Goals.

In addition to England, McClaren has additionally managed the likes of Middlesbrough, Derby and Newcastle.

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His most up-to-date spell within the dugout got here at QPR, the place he was sacked in 2019.

And up till September, McClaren was serving as technical director at disaster membership Derby.

STEVE McCLAREN is reportedly set to change into Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United assistant – regardless of the membership initially REJECTING their new supervisor’s request. The Pink Devils confirmed Ten Hag as their new boss earlier as we speak. And the present Ajax boss will begin his Outdated Trafford function this summer time after penning a three-year deal. Nevertheless, thereRead MorePremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar

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