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Manchester City: Fans buzzing as Erik ten Hag news emerges

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Flocking to Twitter, lots of Manchester City fans are buzzing over reports that Ajax manager Erik ten Hag is one of the names in the frame to succeed Pep Guardiola when the latter’s contract expires.

City fans will be struggling to picture life without Guardiola following the most successful period in the club’s history. During his five-and-a-half year stay at the Etihad Stadium, the Catalan native has lifted 10 trophies, having won every domestic competition on offer in England.

Therefore, it is undeniable that Guardiola has created a legacy in City’s history, and he will duly go down as one of the greatest managers of the Premier League era, having won the division three times and currently on course for a fourth title.

However, the possibility of him leaving the club could soon become a reality, as the 51-year-old’s contract is set to expire in the summer of 2023. With Guardiola’s contract now into its final 18 months, City have been drawing up a list of potential successors to replace him.

Man City fans want Ten Hag

Independent fan page City Xtra shared the news from Simon Mullock of The Mirror, which claimed that one of the names being spoken about as a potential successor to Guardiola is Ajax boss Erik ten Hag.

The Dutchman was in charge of Bayern Munich’s reserve teams when the current City boss was in first team charge at the Allianz Arena, while in Amsterdam he has won five trophies and led his team to the brink of the Champions League final in 2019.

As a result, many City supporters shared their excitement at the news from Mullock, with many fans hailing Ten Hag as the perfect replacement for Guardiola.

Here’s what some of them had to say:

“Only him. Not Potter, Not Arteta. Nobody else”

Credit: @MoSakoooo

“Let’s go. Another person to reject United and come to us. Manchester is blue”

Credit: @MCFC_BEN04

“Only one I would probably be happy with tbh”

Credit: @Cameron_MCFC_

“Bald for bald replacement. Don’t mind if I do (pls extend though Pep)”

Credit: @7Mcfcmax

“exactly what I want”

Credit: @Stonesologist_

“He would be a great fit after Pep’s departure”

Credit: @viveketernal


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