Manchester United Chief Executive, Richard Arnold, has confirmed his decision on Erik Ten Hag following the club’s poor start to the season.
Erik Ten Hag has overseen Manchester United’s worst start to a Premier League season since 1989 after the team suffered three defeats in five Premier League games.
The Red Devils sits 13th on the Premier League table with 6 points from a possible 15 while rivals Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, and Arsenal have gone unbeaten and are gradually shaping up the top four race.
Manchester United need to up their game to boost their chances of making the top four this season
After leading the team back to Champions League football through a top four finish last season, Erik Ten Hag was expected to continue from where he stopped.
Man United were tipped to go a step further and challenge for the Premier League title this season but it is a far cry from expectations as things stand.
Now, Manchester United CEO, Richard Arnold, have addressed the club’s position on Erik Ten Hag after his poor run of result.
In a “no-holds barred meeting” in which Richard Arnold addressed Manchester United staff, the United CEO also answered questions pertaining to Erik Ten Hag’s performance with the club this season.
As reported by the Mirror, Richard Arnold expressed total belief in Erik Ten Hag despite the poor start to the season and trusts the Dutch to return the club to winning ways soon.
Erik Ten Hag’s dismal start this season came to the head with the club suffered a humiliating defeat to Brighton at Old Trafford, marking the second time he has lost to the Seagulls on Old Trafford.
Manchester United take on Bayern Munich in Champions League in their next game and will hope to prove a point to disgruntled fans with at least a point from Allianz Arena.