Fans agree: Ten Hag's speech was epic!

Monday 29 May 2023 15:32

Manchester United fans around the world have been reacting to Erik ten Hag's trending post-match speech at Old Trafford - and it's fair to say the verdict is unanimous.

In the comments section of our respective social media accounts, including this Facebook post, supporters are widely praising the manager's rousing words on Sunday afternoon. 

Many are admitting the address gave them "goosebumps" and only increased their excitement for Saturday's Emirates FA Cup final against Manchester City.

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"First of all, I want to say thank you to our players," he said. "I think they played a brilliant season and I want to thank you, also, they get supported by the staff, so I would also say thank you to the staff, who also did a magnificent, good job.

"Secondly, I want to thank you all," he said to the fans. "We felt a really strong bond during the season, at Old Trafford and also away. So I want to thank you for the season, for the contribution, for backing us, for the support, and it was great, so thank you.

"When I say these words, there is still one game to go, and I am sure, that these players will give everything to beat Manchester City next week. So we count on you as well. They will give everything if you are backing us. I am sure we have a really good chance to take the cup back to Old Trafford."


Here's a cross-section of 10 comments from our official Facebook page, showing how much fans loved the manager's message...

Shag Haque: “I literally got goosebumps while hearing the speech! Winning or losing will always be part of the game, but the attitude has to be winning. Keep it up.”

Yankuba Sanneh: “It is really so emotional and the atmosphere is so great. It gives courage to both players and fans for the FA Cup final against Manchester City. Good luck to Manchester United.”

Joseph Ann: “Why am I feeling emotional watching this clip? We love you Eric ten Hag.”

Mirriam Sabola: “This is great. Thank you, Erik ten Hag, for all your efforts. United has improved. All the best in the final. Anything is possible in football, you can do it. Bring the trophy back to Old Trafford lads.”

Cheanu Chew: “I love his speech. He is driving in the crowd’s energy into the players as motivation to prepare for the FA Cup final. What a manager!”

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Samuel Duncan: “The confidence and the psychological boost Ten Hag is giving to his players ahead of the final is phenomenal. It's the mind game for me.”

Mahim Moaz: “When he says 'there is still one game to go', I got goosebumps!”

Wilton Neill van Sitters: “Did Erik just deliver an Optimus Prime level speech or what? Goosebumps!”

Agyei Prince: “This is the kind of manager Man United needed a long time ago. In Ten Hag we trust!”

Mudh Ramdhani Sherwin Abdullah: “To see Sir Alex beaming with that smile is one of the best things you can see. I’m glad Ten Hag and the lads made him proud again.”

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