March 27, 2023

Erik ten Hag delved into his fascinating soccer philosophy, due to Casemiro and Johan Cruyff.

The Manchester United supervisor was talking after a 3-1 win over Studying, by which Casemiro scored a double and Fred added one other.


Casemiro and Ten Hag are protecting the revolution going

Cruyff also played a part in forming United’s new boss

Cruyff additionally performed an element in forming United’s new boss

Coming from the footballing college of Ajax, the place the Dutch custom of ‘whole soccer’ is usually cited, and is now in vogue at Previous Trafford.

The most important instance of that was Casemiro himself, who now has 9 aim involvements since transferring to the Premier League, twice the quantity he recorded at Actual Madrid final season, in nearly half the video games.

And the defensive midfielder chipping in across the opposition field is strictly what Ten Hag needs to see, as he instructed ITV.

“We all know he’s an ideal participant,” he started. “In Madrid’s midfield with [Toni] Kroos and [Luka] Modric it was nice. I feel he’s succesful, you see offensively he enjoys it. 

“What I like is dynamic soccer with variations, with many positions, switches. We now have to make the opponent assume, so we are able to take advantage of it.”

Ten Hag was then proven a clip of him on Dutch TV as a toddler, when he was sat alongside Ajax and Netherlands legend Cruyff, and questioned the icon’s administration type.

A young Ten Hag once questioned Cruyff on TV


A younger Ten Hag as soon as questioned Cruyff on TV

And was reminded of the moment by ITV

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And was reminded of the second by ITV

“A very long time in the past,” he responded. “He had such an affect on soccer like Pele, [Franz] Beckenbauer and [Diego] Maradona. 

“I feel I used to be courageous. I wished to be a superb soccer participant and I wished to study.

“He was an enormous inspiration on how it’s important to play soccer. Johan Cruyff was not solely about successful video games – clearly he was an ideal winner, but in addition in a sure means; journey, an attacking means and at all times with artistic options.”

Barcelona and Holland legend Johan Cruyff diagnosed with lung cancer

United at the moment are reaping the advantages of Cruyff’s eternal legacy

Ten Hag already replicated Cruyff at Ajax, along with his adventurous type constructing two totally different groups able to difficult within the Champions League.

He now appears to be like effectively on his technique to doing the identical with Manchester United, and it’s no shock that Casemiro is the important thing.

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