Erik Ten Hag believes Manchester United can end rivals’ dominance

Erik ten Hag believes Manchester United can end the domestic domination of Manchester City and Liverpool under his management.
The Dutchman has begun his first official week in charge of United. Despite Sunday’s 1-0 loss at Crystal Palace consigning them to a new Premier League low of 58 points and sixth place, Ten Hag is confident he can revive United.
It was put to the 52-year-old that there is a view City and Liverpool will remain in the ascendancy until one or both of their managers, Pep Guardiola and Jürgen Klopp, leave their respective club.
Ten Hag said: “I admire them both, Manchester City and Liverpool. They both play really fantastic football. But you will always see that an era can come to an end and I am looking forward to battle with them.” He was pressed if the hegemony can be ended before the managers depart. “I think yeah.”
Despite the low finish Ten Hag suggested the group he takes charge of remains one that can challenge. “The season before, this squad finished second in the league, so it has the potential. I think if we improve, if we can work with them, we can get more out of them than this season,” he said. “First of all, we want …

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