The Dutchman is present the wide frontrunner to instrumentality implicit astatine Old Trafford aft having a ceremonial interrogation with United bosses connected Monday and an announcement could adjacent beryllium made earlier the extremity of adjacent month.
Ten Hag was expected to bring immoderate of his Ajax coaches with him to Manchester, but reports emerged this week suggesting United’s decision-makers had different ideas.
It was rumoured that United were keen to person 1 of their ex-players connected Ten Hag’s coaching staff, with Ferdinand and Robin van Persie – who has been coaching astatine Feyenoord – 2 of the names mentioned.
But Ferdinand has rubbished the reports, peculiarly suggestions helium enactment himself guardant for the role, and is not apt to beryllium swapping the punditry workplace for the dugout anytime soon.
Quoting the rumour, Ferdinand replied connected Twitter: ‘Who’s feeding you this sh*t?! Put myself guardant yanoooooo.’
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