Erik ten Hag celebrates Man Utd’s return to Champions League with a bike ride after begging owners for ‘better players’


ERIK TEN HAG celebrated guiding Manchester United again to the Champions League with a bike ride.

The Dutchman, 53, oversaw United’s 4-1 win over Chelsea on Thursday.

And the end result confirmed the Red Devils standing as a Champions League competitor for subsequent season, leaving bitter rivals Liverpool out of luck.

Following the Old Trafford thrashing, Ten Hag was noticed out on a bike ride in Cheshire on Friday.

With the summer time quick approaching, he was seen with his jacket draped over the entrance of his bike.

He donned a long-sleeve mild gray shirt, paired with black trainers and darkish gray trousers.

However, regardless of good progress in his first 12 months, he believes there may be nonetheless a lot work to be completed.

This begins in the summertime, with Ten Hag begging Man Utd bosses to get him “better players”.

Speaking after the win over Frank Lampard’s struggling Chelsea, he informed Sky Sports: “It is a good base to construct on however requirements have to go up and calls for have to rise.

“We have to work in the summertime with this squad however we even have to strengthen within the window with this squad.


“We need to compete for the title but it surely has to be reasonable. It is what’s there.

“Now, we are far away so there is a lot of work to do but we need better players if want to compete for the highest.”

Harry Kane tops the listing of switch targets for United, with Ten Hag mentioned to be “obsessed” with the Tottenham ace.

However, realizing Daniel Levy’s powerful negotiating abilities, United have drawn up a six-man shortlist of strikers if Kane proves to be unattainable.

Elsewhere, stars akin to Declan Rice and Mason Mount have been linked with strikes.

Defender Kim Min-jae and Jermaine Frimpong are different stars tipped to be focused by the Red Devils this summer time.

Ten Hag has been noticed out on his bike earlier than.

He was noticed having fun with a cycle with spouse Bianca early within the season, earlier than being pictured out and about on Valentine’s Day.


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