The Manchester United chief has reportedly told Eric ten Haag to keep his expectations for the new season 'realistic'.
But the Dutch player instead spoke of United's chance to boost the morale of the team's players.
ESPN claims Ten Hag, against the wishes of his superiors, said he could have a significant impact on the newly taken over team this term. rice field.
United put in a number of underwhelming performances last season under the leadership ofOle Gunnar Solskjaer and Ralf Rangnick. After that, he finished in 6th place.
Most of the team is still there, and he is the only three new players signed so far.
However, despite Rangnick's public criticism of United during his time at the club, Ten Hag decided to go in the opposite direction.
Afterwards, the club's chief told Ten Hag to keep expectations realistic while they set about signing a new contract. I told you so.
But the former Ajax boss felt it was better to go in a different direction.
and instead praised the detracted players, including midfield duo Scott McTominay and Fred.
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Personally, I desperately need fresh talent before the season. even though I knew it was. Opening match against Brighton.
Tenhag then faced reality when United lost his 2–1 at home to the Seagulls.
Since their loss, they have been linked to Bologna's Marco Arnautovic and Juventus' Adrien Rabiot, raising fan displeasure.
United's bid for Arnautovic has since been abandoned.
However, Rabiot is believed to have been on Ten Hag's radar before Brighton was defeated.
And the first deal came 24 hours before his humiliation at Old Trafford for United.
Ten Hag got the chance to freshen up his situation ahead of Saturday's visit to Brentford.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Rafael Varane and Tyrell Marasia look to start in a must-win game for United.
That's because in his third match of theirs, he faces rivals Liverpool in nine days.
And he knows Ten Hag can't afford to lose all his first three matches.