Ajax's technical manager Gerry Hamstra has said they are doing everything they can to convince Erik ten Hag to stay at the club.
The 52 year old Dutchman has been linked withManchester United
for much of the season, but last week it was reported by the English press that Ten Hag had verbally agreed to a four-year contract with Manchester United to become their new manager. He is said to have impressed Old Trafford chiefs with his vision for the club.
"There is interest for Erik ten Hag, that is normal. He has done fantastic,"
said ahead of the Dutch Cup final.
"We hope he stays. We have to stick with the facts, he has not left yet. He still is focusing on Ajax, so do we.
"We did everything possible [to keep him at Ajax]. We were very busy with that. He reacted that he is focussing on Ajax now. Now we are preparing for two scenarios, Ten Hag might stay or might leave.”
will face PSV in the KNVB cup final. The two teams are also fighting for winning theDutch Eredivisie
Ten Hag has been Ajax's head coach since 2017. He has won the Dutch title in 2019 and 2021 with Ajax and also reached the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2019.
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