Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed excitement about working with new manager Erik Ten Hag for the 2022-23 season. CR7 talked about how Ten Hag needs time and support to implement his plans for improving the team. The Portugal international also praised the Dutch manager for his reign at Ajax Amsterdam where has won three league titles.
"Next year, we are going to win trophies,” Ronaldo
"What I know about him is he did a fantastic job for Ajax, that he's an experienced coach,” said Ronaldo in an interview with Manchester United’s website. “But we need to give him time. Things need to change the way he wants.”
“I hope we have success, of course, because, if you have success, all of Manchester is going to have success as well. I wish him the best. We are happy and excited, not only as players but the supporters as well. I wish him the best and let's believe that next year, we are going to win trophies.”
“Old Trafford is nicknamed the Theatre of Dreams for a reason," Ten Hag
Erik Ten Hag, after winning the Eredivisie, talked about his new role at Manchester United to the Dutch publication Voetbal International. Ten Hag talked about the history of the club and has deemed this job as a ‘great challenge.’
He said, “It felt like a difficult but great challenge. That is the most beautiful thing there is. There is something to build at United and something to gain. Manchester United is such a big name in football history. It feels like a challenge to put the club back on track of winning.”
“Old Trafford is nicknamed the Theatre of Dreams for a reason. It is a club with name, fame and allure in international football. Everyone knows the history of the beautiful teams. From Sir Alex Ferguson of course, but also further back in time. The great team of the late fifties, which suddenly disappeared with the plane crash,” he continued.