Holland icon Marco van Basten urges Erik ten Hag to reunite with ex-Ajax star Hakim Ziyech and make the out-of-favour Chelsea winger considered one of his first signings as Man United’s new boss
- Marco van Basten has urged Erik ten Hag to signal Hakim Ziyech for Man United
- Ziyech, who performed below Ten Hag at Ajax, has fallen out of favour at Chelsea
- Holland icon Van Basten believes Ziyech might thrive below Ten Hag at United
- Ten Hag has already began work at United after successful the Eredivisie with Ajax
Ten Hag has already began work at Outdated Trafford simply days after wrapping up the Eredivisie title with Ajax, insisting ‘it is time to flip the swap now’ and get the Pink Devils again on monitor.
With the Dutchman trying to make his mark at United from the get go, Holland legend Van Basten believes a reunion with considered one of his former stars might convey success in his first season in Manchester.
Marco van Basten has urged Erik ten Hag to signal Hakim Ziyech (pictured) for Man United
Holland legend Van Basten (proper) believes Ziyech might develop into a ‘excellent footballer’ below Ten Hag (left) once more at Outdated Trafford
Ziyech was a key participant below Ten Hag at Ajax – which noticed them win the Eredivisie in 2018 – earlier than he was bought to Chelsea for £33million two years later.
And whereas the winger has gone on to win the Champions League, UEFA Tremendous Cup and Membership World Cup with the Blues, the Moroccan worldwide has struggled to nail down a beginning spot below Tuchel this season having began simply 12 Premier League video games all marketing campaign.
With the 29-year-old now seemingly out of favour, Van Basten believes a reunion with Ten Hag could possibly be vastly useful.
Talking throughout Ziggo Sport’s ‘Rondo’ present on Monday, which featured Ten Hag as a visitor, Van Basten stated: ‘What involves my thoughts now could be that I feel Ziyech who already performs in England could possibly be an excellent footballer at Manchester United for Erik.’
Ziyech was a key participant below Ten Hag at Ajax, with the duo successful the Eredivisie in 2018
Nonetheless, Ten Hag refused to be drawn in on the suggestion and insisted that he is aware of cope with any switch hypothesis at United.
‘After all this was already the case at Ajax,’ stated Ten Hag.
‘You are taking that in after which it’s important to proceed to work nicely with the dressing room and with individuals throughout the membership.
‘You must analyse nicely and make the suitable decisions.’
Ziyech has 14 objectives and 10 assists to his identify in 81 appearances for Chelsea, whereas he managed 49 objectives and 81 assists in 165 video games for Ajax.
Ten Hag additionally confirmed that he has began his function as Manchester United supervisor and that he’s already getting ready for subsequent season.
Ziyech has struggled to nail down a beginning spot below Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea this season
‘I’ve began working as we speak,’ Ten Hag stated.
‘I already did the primary issues with Manchester United as we speak. Tomorrow I’ll proceed with that.
‘I’ll keep right here. I’ll meet individuals from Manchester right here.
‘I’ll organise the employees, make the schedule for subsequent season, and put together the squad for subsequent season.’