The uncertainty surrounding Erik ten Hag’s future at Manchester United is among the most surprising tales of this season.
The Dutchman had near-iron job safety after an encouraging first season at Outdated Trafford, however disappointing outcomes this 12 months have triggered murmurs round his job.
Though issues have calmed down now that outcomes are bettering, a possible substitute for him can be not available on the market within the close to future.
Portuguese outlet Leonino spoke to former Lions Common Meeting president Eduardo Barroso about Ruben Amorim’s future at Sporting Lisbon.
Barroso stated there is no such thing as a method Amorim will go away Sporting in December or January.
Sporting are at the moment in a hotly contested title race, sitting solely second within the desk with a aim distinction of simply two.
Barroso burdened that the Portuguese membership should hold the gamers and the coach collectively, which is sensible given the place the membership is in.
“Now we have to maintain the coach and the gamers which might be there. Ruben Amorim at Manchester United? I do not consider he’ll go away in December, that is unimaginable,” he stated.
Amorim was one of many main candidates for the United job when the excitement surrounding Ten Hag’s job was at its peak a month or so in the past.
He was on the checklist together with the likes of Zinedine Zidane, however United have since come out and made it clear that the Dutchman’s job was secure and there have been no discussions suggesting in any other case.
Amorim is certainly one of Europe’s most enjoyable coaches, with the spotlight of his profession coming in 2020/21 when he received the league title with Sporting, shedding only one sport within the season.
He’s identified for his attacking soccer and giving youth an opportunity, however in the intervening time his rapid future appears to lie in Portugal, the place Ten Hag additionally needs to vary issues at Outdated Trafford.