Edwin Van Der Sar sent a message to new Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag after Ajax won their 36th Eredivisie title.


Edwin van der Sar June eric ten hag A special goodbye to Ajax at his title celebrations and good luck to him before moving on to Manchester United.

Ajax finished off their 36th Eredivisie title with a 5-0 victory over Heerenveen at Johan Cruyff Arena with goals from Nicolas Tagliafico, Steven Berghuis, Sebastien Haller, Brian Bobbey and Edson Alvarez.

This was Ten Hag’s last home game and the Amsterdam outfit won the post-match title as he celebrated with fans in the Dutch capital.

And van der Sar, the current Ajax chief executive and former goalkeeper who plays 266 for Manchester United, speaks at the stadium during the celebration.

“Erik.. Sometimes I thought, ‘You’re weird.’ But you exceeded all expectations,” he said. mirror.

“Dominant football, semi-finals [of the] Champions League, league titles. You will leave for a club close to my heart. I wish you all the best there. Thank you, Erikten Hagg!”

The 52-year-old has won the Eredivisie in three of the four seasons he has conducted, leading the club to the Champions League semi-finals in a memorable match that led Real Madrid and Juventus by knockout.

He has won 158 of his 214 Ajax matches, as well as two KNVB Cups and the Johan Cruyff Shield.

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Ten Hag will sign a contract with United until 2025 after Ajax’s last game of the season against Vitesse.

In an interview with the press on Wednesday night, Ten Hag summed up his spell: “We brought a certain culture to this club. A winner’s mindset.”

The two have worked with Ajax and it is believed that both are eager to connect for a second time at Old Trafford.

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