By Sean Walsh
Erik ten Hag’s agent says he’s “harm” that individuals are questioning his character as he prepares for a court case with Dutch defender Stefan de Vrij.
Kees Vos and his company SEG will seem earlier than the Dutch court of enchantment to overturn the result of a civil case which established that he failed to tell De Vrij of the €9.5 million price collected for his free switch switch to ‘Inter in 2018. The case might be mentioned in December.
In an interview with the Daily TelegraphVos – who has been criticized for his involvement in Manchester United’s affairs since Ten Hag turned supervisor in 2022 – protested his innocence and admitted he was offended by the allegations.
“It hurts that people question my integrity,” Vos stated. “This is the one factor I’ve in life. Money is cash and that is simply an argument the place somebody desires extra. You can speak about it – no drawback – however for those who begin questioning my integrity, then you definately’ll get to the center of it I have never achieved something unsuitable, so it is irritating.
“We made a implausible deal and it appears unusual, however I believe it is true [De Vrij] you need to be very grateful to me. It was a five-year contract. His membership [Lazio] supplied him a one-year contract value 2 million euros web and he might have signed a five-year contract value 4 million euros web and [a potential] 1 million euro bonus to Inter who’re an even bigger title and within the Champions League. It was a unprecedented achievement. The first yr he was very blissful. He cried all the best way to the financial institution.”
The affect of Vos a United got here beneath the microscope again in September, when experiences steered some on the membership had been involved about some of the offers he had been concerned in following Ten Hag’s arrival.
SEG partly performed a task in incoming transfers value £178m through the Ten Witches interval, together with the signings of Rasmus Hojlund and Sofyan Amrabat this summer time.
Speaking after these experiences had been printed, Ten Hag responded to recommendations that Vos would have a say in United’s switch targets.
“It can’t be, because we made great deals right from the start,” Ten Hag stated on the time.
“When we collaborate like this, for participant choices, transfers, it is all the time 50-50. We each have a veto proper, the membership, represented by [football director] John Murtough and me. So there can by no means be a distraction.”
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This article was initially printed on 90min.com as Erik ten Hag’s agent answers ‘integrity questions’ ahead of court case.