Erik ten Hag says Manchester United’s trophy drought has gone on “too lengthy” and insists he’ll “do all the pieces” to deliver silverware again to the membership.
United are on their longest run with no main honour in 40 years having final tasted success in 2017, however this season’s Carabao Cup offers them a possibility to vary that.
Ten Hag’s facet journey to the Metropolis Floor to tackle Nottingham Forest of their semi-final first leg on Wednesday, stay on Sky Sports activities, with the Dutchman seeking to take a step nearer to including to the six trophies he received with Ajax.
“It is the perfect feeling you’ll be able to have, profitable a trophy,” the United supervisor stated.
“I had the luck in my profession to win some trophies and it is magnificent, particularly for the followers.
“It is so nice and I feel the followers right here have some expertise, particularly the older ones.
“However now it’s a interval Manchester United did not win trophies and it’s too way back. We’re conscious of that reality and we now have to do all the pieces to deliver a trophy in.”
‘Arsenal defeat previously’
United are additionally chasing glory within the Europa League and FA Cup this season, however their hopes of profitable a primary Premier League title since 2013 seem like fading after a disappointing week.
There was speak of a possible title problem after their victory within the Manchester derby, however a 1-1 draw in opposition to Crystal Palace and a 3-2 defeat by leaders Arsenal have served as a reminder that Ten Hag’s rebuild continues to be within the early phases.
United went forward on the Emirates on Sunday, just for a last-gasp Eddie Nketiah aim to seal a 3-2 victory to depart Ten Hag’s facet 11 factors off the highest.
“We left it behind,” he stated. “We set the best conclusions then, we now have to maneuver ahead and rapidly as a result of Wednesday evening is a giant sport so the main focus is on that.”
Martial, Dalot, Sancho stay out for Forest tie
Ten Hag confirmed Anthony Martial, Diogo Dalot and Jadon Sancho stay absent as Manchester United face Nottingham Forest within the Carabao Cup semi-finals.
Martial and Dalot have missed latest matches by way of harm, whereas Sancho just lately returned to first-team coaching.
Requested if the trio may return for Wednesday’s first leg on the Metropolis Floor, United boss Ten Hag stated: “No.
“All of the gamers who weren’t obtainable for the Arsenal sport, so Dalot, Martial, Sancho, are additionally not obtainable for Wednesday.”
Casemiro is obtainable once more for United after serving a one-match ban within the Premier League. Axel Tuanzebe has returned to coaching after an harm lay-off however Donny van de Beek stays out for the remainder of the season following a knee operation.
Watch Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United stay on Sky Sports activities Soccer from 7pm on Wednesday; kick-off 8pm.