Tin Hag’s first challenge at Old Trafford is to beat Mourinho

In May 2013, Alex Ferguson left Manchester United after 26 years and David Moyes was announced as the new manager. She signed for six years and did not last one season. Since that first unsuccessful bet on the succession of the most successful coach in history, the seat of the “Red Devils” has become an inhospitable place. Erik Ten Hag, the coach who has led Ajax’s attractive project for the past five seasons, is sixth on the list. In less than nine years and do not count two periods between them.

None of them succeeded in making Manchester United the English champion again, and in this period, the club that belonged again to Cristiano Ronaldo, who is now also Bruno Fernandes and has Diogo Dalot in the Portuguese trio, won one international competition, the European League .. which was In fact the last championship won so far, was almost five years ago. He won it with Jose Mourinho, the Portuguese coach who, despite all the turmoil in his consulate and his departure in the middle of the second season, still has the best record on the bench with United after Ferguson.

From November 1986 to May 2013, Manchester United won 38 trophies with Alex Ferguson on the bench. The Scotsman didn’t start winning right away, it took time and his place became fiercely questioned by fans just months before celebrating his first title: the 1990 FA Cup, after three and a half years in office. None of the caliphs had that time, in a completely different world today.

Alex Ferguson made exactly 1,500 appearances as coach of Manchester United. Profit 895 with a 60 percent profit rate. He has won 13 English Championships, the Champions League twice, the Cup Winners’ Cup, the European Super Cup, the Intercontinental Cup, the Club World Cup, five FA Cups, four League Cups and 10 English Super Cup. See the comparison with the gentlemen that followed.

David Moyes

May 2013 To April 2014

51 games (27V/9E/15D); 53 percent wins

Titles: 1 English Super Cup

The manager who built a solid reputation over more than a decade at Everton was Alex Ferguson’s successor. It was billed as a long-term fix, but didn’t make it to the end of the first season. He started by winning the Super Cup and had a reasonable campaign in the early stages of the Champions League, where United fell in the quarter-finals to Bayern Munich. But the home front has highlighted the weaknesses of the leadership of Moyes, who left in April with Manchester United in seventh place in the Premier League. Ryan Giggs, who was part of his coaching staff, has taken charge of the team over the past four days and United finished seventh, the club’s worst rating in nearly a quarter century.

Louis van Gal

June 2014 To May 2016

103 games (54V/24E/25D); 52 percent of wins

Titles: 1 FA Cup

European champion with Ajax in 1995, the Dutchman who was champion of Spain with Barcelona and Germany with Bayern Munich just led the Netherlands to third place in the World Cup when he reached Old Trafford in the summer of 2014. That first season ended without any titles and United finished fourth in the league. Excellent English. He was the only coach after Ferguson not to miss the season, but after losing in the Champions League group stage and finishing fifth in the Premier League in 2015/2016, he also went out the small door, even later. From winning the FA Cup in the last stage.

Jose Mourinho

May 2016 To December 2018

144 games (84V/32E/28D); 58 percent of wins

Titles: 3 (1 Europa League; 1 League Cup; 1 English Super Cup)

The twice European champions coach with FC Porto and Inter has returned to England six months after his second spell with Chelsea. With a strong bet in the market, he started by winning the Super Cup, as well as the League Cup, and without the Champions League, his goal was the European League from an early age. Which he achieved even by defeating Ajax in the final. But sixth place in the Premier League fell short, as Mourinho grew increasingly bored at successive controversies, both on the pitch and in the press room. In the second season, he finished second in the English Premier League, despite the huge distance from the amazing Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, the hero with 100 points, and lost the FA Cup final against Chelsea and ended the season without winning titles. He started his third season on the bench, but left in December, when leaders Liverpool were already 19 points away in the Premier League, but with qualification in the Champions League.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

December 2018 To November 2021

138 games (91V/37E/40D); 54 percent wins


He had a secret tour of the Molde and Cardiff benches when he was appointed to take over as transitional coach after Mourinho’s departure. But the turn against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last-16 in that first season cemented sympathy for the former striker who was ManUtd champion in winning the Champions League in 1999 and Solskjaer was confirmed as head coach. Over the course of nearly two years and millions spent on signings, the coach who watched the arrival of Portugal’s Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Dalot and welcomed the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to the Europa League semi-finals and final earned him second place in the Premier League. League and won zero cups. He ended up leaving in November, after a defeat at Watford left United eighth in the Premier League, 12 points off the lead after several matches.

Ralph Rangnick

(December 2021 to present)

24 games (10V/9E/5D); 42 percent wins


old average Michael Carrick He moved on after Solskjaer over three matches, including the win over Villarreal that sealed qualification for the Champions League. Then came Ralph Rangnick. The German, who has distinguished himself in recent years with his work behind the scenes as sporting director, has never bet on the future, only proclaiming from the start until the end of the season. On the bench, Rangnick was unable to reverse the downward trend that entered Manchester United. The team left the Champions League in the round of 16, against Atlético Madrid, farewell to the FA Cup also in the round of 16, and has so far won nine of 19 league matches with the German coach. The announcement of the signing of Tin Hag for the next season comes with Manchester United occupying sixth place, three points behind the Champions League, in the final stage of another season without any title.

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