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Erik ten Hag to attend Man Utd trip to Crystal Palace

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Ten Hag will watch United's last game of the season
Ten Hag will watch United's last game of the season / BSR Agency/GettyImages
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Erik ten Hag is expected to be in attendance when Manchester United take on Crystal Palace on Sunday for the final day of the 2021/22 season, before officially starting work the next day.

United's trip to Selhurst Park is their last game of a disastrous campaign, with the Red Devils already guaranteed to record their lowest-ever Premier League points tally.

They could even drop down to seventh into the Europa Conference League qualifying place if they lose to Patrick Vieira's side and West Ham also defeat Brighton on the final day.

Ten Hag has already been in the UK this week to get to work at United early, effectively ending his Ajax contract slightly early and forgoing a post-season trip to Curacao in order to give himself the maximum preparation time for what is a huge job at Old Trafford.

The Dutchman, along with incoming assistant manager Mitchell van der Gaag, are currently in London where the club's Mayfair offices are located. This is where the majority of United's top-level decisions are hammered out.


Listen now to 90min's Manchester United podcast, The Promised Land, with Scott Saunders & Rob Blanchette. On this week's show they discuss the latest news surrounding the club including a discussion regarding Ten Hag's arrival and his Ronaldo hint.


As per De Telegraaf, Ten Hag will discuss the club's transfer strategy over the coming days before attending the Palace game to assess the club's current crop of players.

Van der Gaag will also be present at Selhurst Park, and 90min understands he will soon be joined at United by Steve McClaren - with the club agreeing personal terms with the former England manager for a role as a hands-on first-team coach.


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