United confirmed on Thursday that Ten Hag would leave Ajax at the end of the season to take over at Old Trafford on a three-year contract 

The first are those at the pinnacle of their career, where Ten Hag places Bruno Fernandes and Raphaël Varane; then those entering that phase 

Although funds for Ten Hag will not be limitless, in line with club policy and as a result of the pandemic, the departures of Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Phil Jones 

Heading Ten Hag’s targets are expected to be a midfielder – West Ham’s Declan Rice is on the shortlist – although the manager’s compatriot Donny van de Beek 

Ten Hag’s appointment has had a mixed reception from the squad, with some players ambivalent and others underwhelmed as they wait to work with the 52-year-old