Erik ten Hag is looking to bring an Ajax star with him to Old Trafford should he get the Manchester United job.
United are expected to appoint a permanent manager at the end of the current season.
Given Ralf Rangnick has not exactly set the world alight since stepping into the Old Trafford dugout, it is fair to assume that he will not be getting the job on a permanent basis.
This leaves the door open for a fresh face to step in, with the Mirror reporting earlier this month that Erik ten Hag is ‘ready to answer Manchester United’s SOS’ and is considering his future at Ajax due to the exit of Marc Overmars and the constant turnover of players at the Dutch club.
The same report claimed that Ten Hag has strong support inside Old Trafford and whilst Mauricio Pochettino is also in the frame for the job, Ten Hag’s willingness to forge a strong working relationship with a director of football could give him an edge.
Anthony to Manchester United?
Now, as rumours continue to swirl around Erik ten Hag potentially taking the reins in Manchester, a fresh update on the situation has emerged.
According to reports in the British press, Ten Hag wants to bring Ajax winger Antony with him to Manchester should he win the race to be named the club’s new permanent manager.
Antony has been on Ajax’s books for several years now after his switch from Sao Paulo and has scored 22 and assisted 20 in 79 outings across all competitions.
This article was edited by Ben Browning.