Erik ten Hag desires the requirements to stay excessive at Manchester United as he goals to rekindle a successful tradition.
United face Premier League leaders Arsenal on Sunday, and whereas their instant can be on consolidating a spot within the high 4, a victory may counsel a title cost just isn’t out of the query.
Previous to a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace on Wednesday, United had gained their final seven video games throughout all competitions.
For Ten Hag, it’s a case of rediscovering the tradition that noticed United dominate English soccer beneath Alex Ferguson.
“What I wish to herald is a few tradition from excessive requirements and values,” he instructed reporters.
“And likewise, I feel accountability and transparency. So actually, they’re our values [that] I wish to set, wish to management.
“I feel that’s the approach we’ve to cooperate. Internally, but in addition externally. So as an illustration, with the media with the followers.”
Requested if he has confidence in United’s means to maintain bettering, Ten Hag mentioned: “Sure, I’m fairly satisfied of that course of. I feel we’re [going] in the suitable path.
“It additionally signifies that we’ve to enhance loads if you wish to compete sooner or later for the highest positions as a result of the competitors can be actually robust.”
United beat Arsenal 3-1 at Outdated Trafford in September, which marks the Gunners’ solely league defeat of the season.
That is simply the third time Arsenal are internet hosting United in a Premier League match whereas high of the desk, with the earlier two conferences ending in attracts – 1-1 in March 2004 and 2-2 in November 2007.
The golf equipment have loved a fierce rivalry down the years, and Ten Hag believes either side are near getting again to the place they belong.
“I feel within the Premier League, you could have six, seven groups who all can win the league,” he mentioned.
“When you could have the suitable philosophy, the suitable technique, I feel that many extra golf equipment can compete for positions for the highest positions within the league, in order that’s a fantastic problem.”