Manchester United: Getting rid of Erik ten Hag about to get easier than ever

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag looks on during the FA Cup semi-final with Coventry City,
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Manchester United would suffer less of a financial blow from cutting ties with Erik ten Hag this summer after it emerged the Dutchman – and most of his playing squad – face significant pay decreases for their under-performance this season.

ESPN report that the Manchester United gaffer has a clause in his contract that means his pay is cut by ‘as much as 25%’ for failing to qualify for the Champions League.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.