Erik ten Hag makes desperate last pitch to save his job after FA Cup win, claiming Man United 'were a MESS' when he arrived and insisting he has instilled 'winning mentality'

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Erik ten Hag has made one final plea to save his job, admitting doesn't know if he has taken charge of his last game as Manchester United manager.

The Dutchman led the Red Devils to an FA Cup final win over arch rivals Manchester City on Saturday, winning his second trophy in as many years in charge of the club.

There has been doubt over his future at the club going into the off-season, with a decision from new minority owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe always expected after Saturday's final.

It remains unclear if the game will be his last in charge, with the 54-year-old continuously blaming injuries for his side's worst-ever Premier League finish.

Speaking to BBC after his side's FA Cup win, meanwhile, he accepted that his future in unclear, before again fighting his case ahead of Ratcliffe's decision.

Erik ten Hag has made one final plea to save his job as Manchester United manager ahead of the summer

Erik ten Hag has made one final plea to save his job as Manchester United manager ahead of the summer

The Dutchman led United to an FA Cup final victory over rivals Manchester City on Saturday

The Dutchman led United to an FA Cup final victory over rivals Manchester City on Saturday

Sir Jim Ratcliffe will be the person to decide the future of the 54-year-old, having become involved at the club as minority owner earlier this year

Sir Jim Ratcliffe will be the person to decide the future of the 54-year-old, having become involved at the club as minority owner earlier this year

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'I don't know,' he said, asked if Saturday's match was his last in charge at Old Trafford. 'The only thing I'm doing is preparing my team, developing my team.

'This is a project for me. When I came in I can say it was a mess. Now we are better. We are not where we want to be.

'Football is about winning trophies. I want to play the best football, dynamic, attacking football but in the end you have to win games and trophies. That's the menaltaty we brought in. This was our one opportunity and we did it. I'm very proud of the players and staff.'

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