Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has broken his silence on rumors of his potential sack by the club, MySportDab reports.
Erik ten Hag has been under intense pressure as Man United’s shaky start to the campaign continues.
Last season, clutch Manchester United under ten Hag were top of their game, and ended the club’s six-year trophy drought with EFL Cup win, including returning to Champions League.
They recorded a total of 12 defeats that season in all competitions.
Ironically, before even rounding up the first half this season, United have stumbled to the same number of defeat they recorded throughout last season.
Man United legend and Premier League pundit Gary Neville described Manchester United as ‘consistently inconsistent’ following their shock home defeat to Bournemouth after they edged out Chelsea in a preceding fixture.
The loss to Bournemouth was followed with another home defeat to Bayern Munich in Champions League to wrap up a dismal European campaign as well.
With the the unsettling stats piling up, Erik ten Hag has been under pressure.
The Sun reported Manchester United soon-to-be co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe is ready to sack Erik ten Hag if Man United’s poor performance continues.
The 71-year-old is reportedly keen on replacing ten Hag with former Chelsea boss Graham Potter who is said to be his favorite amongst managers.
Amidst report of his imminent sack, Erik ten Hag seemed not worried and is focused on his job.
Speaking ahead of a make-or-mar Premier League tie with Liverpool, Erik ten Hag said he is not worried of his job at Manchester United and he is focused helping the team play better
“No, there is no concern because I’m here to win and I have to make the team play better.
“If you play good, even then good is not good enough.
“We’re inconsistent so I have to work on the team playing for longer periods at a higher level.
The Dutch will have a chance to prove critics wrong and restore fans confidence as United sets out for a tough test against Liverpool.
Erik ten Hag has played Liverpool three times as Man United manager, winning two losing one with an outrageous 7-0 margin last season.