“But he needs support, he needs time and he needs to bring the right players in. Players with the right personality, the right characters.
“He needs winners and that is going to be the big thing. If he brings the right players in, he’s got the right philosophy and he gets the time, then yes.
“In terms of the philosophy, the way he wants to play, the work that he’s done at Ajax, I can see it being an appointment that could work for Manchester United. I would imagine that Erik himself, the way that I know him, would have done a lot of work, due-diligence sort of stuff to see where Man United is, and it’s not a secret that he exactly knows what Manchester United is at the moment and he also knows what sort of work he’s got ahead of him.”
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