Manchester United have decided that club manager Erik ten Hague will be handed a new contract, regardless of the outcome of the club’s multi-billion takeover situation. Manchester United’s ownership is still undecided and speculation has been rife. However, the club has decided that all parties involved will agree to a new deal for Ten Hague regardless. Regardless of the outcome of the negotiations to acquire the club from the Glazer family, Ten Hague has won plaudits from all quarters as he has enjoyed considerable success in his first season in charge of the club. In February he won the Carraba Cup. Won silverware for United in six years while also winning the FA Cup and Europa League as well as maintaining a firm grip on third place in the Premier League. The bidders for Manchester United’s ownership are Britain’s richest man, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, and Qatar’s Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, both of whom are meeting this week to discuss the next steps in the process.