Manchester United confirms Erik ten Hag’s departure as an assistant to become the head coach of Minnesota United.

According to, first-team coach Eric Ramsay has left Manchester United to join Minnesota United, becoming Major League Soccer’s youngest head coach.

The 32-year-old, who formerly managed Chelsea’s Under-23s and worked as an assistant coach for Wales, will quit United following Sunday’s Premier League game against Manchester City.

“I’m incredibly excited to be joining a club with such a strong football culture, a fanatic fan-base and a brilliant infrastructure,” said Ramsay.

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“I’ve spoken to a lot of the club’s staff throughout the process and you can’t help but feel everyone’s passion for moving the club forward. There is a really exciting pathway for the future of the club and I’m looking forward to playing my role in realizing that vision.

“I thank the club for putting its faith in me and I hope it’s the start of another successful period for everyone connected with Minnesota United.”

Minnesota won their opening league game and sit third in the Western Conference, level on points with leaders Portland Timbers.

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