Erik ten Hag jokes that a ticket to watch Manchester United would be the best Christmas present

Erik ten Hag jokes that a ticket to watch Manchester United would be the best Christmas present he could ask for… as the Red Devils boss encourages fans to ‘share the energy with loved ones’ during the Christmas period. holidays

  • Erik ten Hag joked that a ticket to a Man United game would be an ideal gift
  • The United boss addressed the supporters on Christmas Day and wished them well
  • Ten Hag’s side will face Nottingham Forest in the Premier League on December 27

For all Manchester United fans still looking for a belated Christmas present, Erik ten Hag has you covered.

The Dutch boss addressed United supporters on Christmas Day wishing them luck over the festive period.

And when asked what football-related gift he would ask for for Christmas, Ten Hag joked that the best present he could ask for would be a ticket to a Manchester United game.

Erik ten Hag joked that the best Christmas present would be a ticket to watch Manchester United

The United boss told MUTV: “I would say a ticket to a big game!” And I think Manchester United should be involved.

Ten Hag also sent his best wishes to supporters after his first six months in the job have seen major improvements as the club plot their return to the top of the Premier League.

After a rocky start, the Red Devils sit fifth in the table – just three behind fourth-placed Tottenham and one game less.

Likewise, despite an opening defeat to Real Sociedad, United qualified from their Europa League group and will face Barcelona in the Round of 16.

Ten Hag has so far overseen steady progress during his tenure at Old Trafford

Ten Hag has so far overseen steady progress during his tenure at Old Trafford

Addressing the fans, Ten Hag said, “I wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”

‘Get some energy during this time but also share it with your loved ones.

“Give yourself lots of love and head out into a new year with lots of health and a beautiful, peaceful 2023.”

United returned to action with a 2-0 win over Burnley in the Carabao Cup last Wednesday and were drawn against League 1 side Charlton Athletic in the quarter-finals.

They next face Nottingham Forest on December 27 in their first Premier League game since the World Cup, before traveling to Wolves on New Year’s Eve.

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