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Erik ten Hag tells INEOS how to fix “a mess” Manchester United after FA Cup win



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Erik ten Hag has explained to INEOS what INEOS must make sure Manchester United have to become a successful club.

Manchester United delivered their best performance of the season, triumphing over Manchester City in the FA Cup final under Erik ten Hag.

First-half goals from Alejandro Garnacho and Player of the Match Kobbie Mainoo secured a lead that Pep Guardiola‘s Premier League champions couldn’t overcome.

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Despite a goal from Jeremy Doku, City couldn’t match United’s tactical discipline and ultimately fell short. Ten Hag’s team were clearly superior and deserved the victory.

After the game, Ten Hag explained to reporters that he feels the club have progressed tremendously since he joined two seasons ago.

“When I took over it was a mess at United, and we are on our way to construct a team for the future.

“That will go with ups and downs, and what you see is the team is developing, the team is winning, and the end of the day is about winning trophies, and a team also plays to an identity.”

Speaking further, he also explained that in order to be successful, INEOS must make sure that there is a “strong squad” in order to complete both domestically and in Europe.

“You need the players to be available, and you need a strong squad in top football and, especially when you play in England and Europe. The Premier League is so competitive, so you need a very good squad.

“You [also] need players available in that squad, and there is still a lot of work to do, but we are exactly where we are. We have value in the squad, and we have high potentials, progressing very good; the team is progressing and winning trophies.

“Two trophies in two years, it’s not bad. Three finals, it’s not bad, but we have to keep going. I’m not I’m not satisfied with it. we have to do better, and if you don’t want me anymore, I [will] go anywhere else to win trophies because that is what I did my whole career.”