Erik ten Hag will receive a huge bonus if he leads back in the .
Ten Hag took charge at United this summer following a dismal season at Old Trafford last term under and in which the side finished sixth and failed to land a trophy.
United, who last collected silverware in 2017, have suffered three sixth-place finishes in six of the last Premier League seasons and will be looking to return to the top four in 2022-23 to qualify for Europe’s elite club competition.
If they achieve that in the Dutchman’s debut season, Ten Hag will land himself a £3m bonus, according to the .
United drew 2-2 with Aston Villa in their most recent pre-season outing, following wins over Crystal Palace, Melbourne Victory and rivals Liverpool as the Ten Hag era gets up and running.
One player , who has scored three goals across those four games as he shines in Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence.
Ronaldo, who did not travel with United on their pre-season tour, is desperate for an escape route out of Old Trafford .
Meanwhile, , with Barcelona boss Xaxi suggesting the La Liga giants may sell the midfielder to improve the club’s finances.
United get their Premier League season up and running on August 7 when they host Brighton .
‘They haven’t done enough business at this point in time to stand a chance of securing UEFA Champions League football,’ he said.
‘So it should be between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. If I had to pick one of the two north London sides, I’ll have to go with Arsenal.’
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