Manchester United job isn’t a risk but there’s no patience at the top, says Erik ten Hag

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag
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Manchester United’s new manager Erik ten Hag doesn’t believe taking the Old Trafford job is a risky decision, but he accepts that he won’t be given a lot of time to turn things around.

The Dutchman has succeeded Ralf Rangnick in Manchester after a poor season for the Red Devils.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.