The Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag says he’s happy and will remain at the club despite link with La Liga champions Barcelona to replace Ernesto Valverde.
The former Bayern Munich II and Utrecht boss who led Ajax to their first piece of silverware since 2014 via the KNVB Cup was asked about his future and he told reporters:
“I have a contract here and I enjoy it. We’re working on the future, so I’m not thinking about that right now.”
Ten Hag had Dusan Tadic who has flourished since arriving from Premier League side Southampton at the start of the season, scoring 36 goals hailed him of his great feat.
“He was very important. He did a great job. He wants to improve us every day, he wants to help us,” Tadic told Omnisport.
“I think he also told his team with [Alfred Schreuder], with Richard Witschge, with Aaron Winter, with Carlo [l’Ami], with Bjorn [Rekelhof] and also a lot of compliments to our medical staff also, they did great to keep us fit.
“And also like all coaches they did amazing for us because they want to make us better.
“What is the biggest thing about Erik I think is his fanaticism and that he wants to improve us every day and he really likes football and this is really great for players because always they want to help you improve.”
“It was an amazing season in the Champions League for me and for the team.
”This is the most important thing because we did everything as a team and then everyone showed themselves in a bigger part and everything and yes, I think Ajax is the highlight of all the Champions League and everyone is talking about Ajax,Tadic added.