Man Utd appoint Erik ten Hag special on Sky Sports News - Free stream from 5pm

Manchester United have appointed Ajax boss Ten Hag as their new manager, to replace interim Ralf Rangnick at the end of the season; watch the free Sky Sports News stream here between 5pm and 6pm

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Watch Erik ten Hag special on SSN from 5pm

Watch a special Sky Sports News programme at 5pm on the Sky Sports App on Thursday after Manchester United appointed Erik ten Hag as manager.

We'll hear from Sky Sports pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Redknapp, as well as the latest news and analysis from SSN senior reporter Melissa Reddy, chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol and reporter Dharmesh Sheth, plus much more.

United have appointed Ajax boss Ten Hag as their new manager, to replace interim Ralf Rangnick at the end of the season.

The 52-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the option of a further 12 months. He told United's website: "It is a great honour to be appointed manager of Manchester United and I am hugely excited by the challenge ahead.

Mauricio Pochettino, the Paris Saint-Germain manager who previously coached Tottenham and Southampton, and Julen Lopetegui, the Sevilla boss, were also interviewed by United, but the club are believed to have felt the Dutchman was the one that most closely aligned with their plans for the future.

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Melissa Reddy believes that Erik ten Hag was the popular external choice within Manchester United.

What must Ten Hag solve at Man Utd?

Erik ten Hag must waste no timing in tackling the pressing issues at Manchester United.

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Interim manager Ralf Rangnick - who is due to take up a consultancy role at Old Trafford this summer - believes the team could require 10 new players as part of a huge rebuild.

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  • May 22 - Crystal Palace (a) Premier League
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