ERIK TEN HAG is set to make the most of Manchester United’s young stars as he starts his rebuild at Old Trafford.
The 52-year-old believes that alongside new signings, the core of young talent at the club provide a fantastic opportunity for improvement.
The belief from the Dutchman may not come as a surprise when looking at his track record at Ajax.
Ten Hag oversaw the development of European stars فرينكي دي يونج and Mattijs de Ligt, bringing in over £150million for the Dutch champions from their sales.
The Dutchman, who secured his third Eredivisie title with a 5-0 win over Heerenveen, also believes the squad he is leaving in Holland has set the club up for a prosperous future.
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هو قال: “There is a massive amount of capital on the pitch. Ajax will sell players for at least another 100 million Euros this summer.’’
ومع ذلك, the new boss still believes recruitment is required if the Red Devils are to look to contend in England again.
حاليا, المتحدة are as far off the top as they have been in the Premier League era, sitting 31 points behind arch-rivals Manchester City and Liverpool.
A goal difference of one is a statement of their defensive woes, conceding a staggering 56 أهداف في 36 ألعاب.
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The club have been linked with transfers in a variety of positions, with central midfield an area they are particularly keen to improve.