Mitchell van der Gaag…

Rozay

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So, what do we know about him? Widely expected to be confirmed as assistant manager, and by all accounts, highly rated and sought after.
 

FreakyJim

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"United players not impressed with van der Gaag's vomit inducing training methods, sources say."
 

Chairman Steve

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The Eastenders jokes just write themselves, especially if we appoint Paul Mitchell in the near future.
 

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2 baldies for the price of one :drool:
 

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Some nice little facts that might excite some of you:

- As manager of Excelsior he had the best start of the season (in the Eredivisie) in their history by winning the first two games, and he finished 12th with them which was their highest rank in 32 years.

- When he managed Young Ajax in 2019/2020 they finished the season as the most scoring team in the league.

- He is bald.
 

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Should give us some advantage on the best talents coming up at Ajax considering he was coaching their reserves just last year.
 

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If Ten Hag gets a touchline ban we could just send van der Gaag to the stands instead and hopefully they'd be none the wiser.
 

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Sounds like a highly rated coach. I'm sure his tactics will choke the opposition.
 

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Some nice little facts that might excite some of you:

- As manager of Excelsior he had the best start of the season (in the Eredivisie) in their history by winning the first two games, and he finished 12th with them which was their highest rank in 32 years.

- When he managed Young Ajax in 2019/2020 they finished the season as the most scoring team in the league.

- He is bald.
It's unironically the last fact that fills me with most optimism!
 

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So, what do we know about him? Widely expected to be confirmed as assistant manager, and by all accounts, highly rated and sought after.
Credited for improving the Ajax defence