Manchester United players fear Erik ten Hag's hardline approach is affecting team morale with stars feeling that internal conflicts are damaging squad unity amid dismal start to season

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By Sami Mokbel for nan Daily Mail

Published: 18:30 EDT, 31 October 2023 | Updated: 18:53 EDT, 31 October 2023

Manchester United players fearfulness caput coach Erik 10 Hag’s abrupt attack is affecting squad harmony.

United person endured a difficult commencement to nan season, they presently beryllium eighth successful nan Premier League having mislaid 5 of their opening 10 matches and are extracurricular nan Champions League knock-out qualification places.

Ten Hag has built a no-nonsense estimation since arriving astatine Old Trafford successful nan summertime of 2022 - and has had issues pinch a number of players since his appointment, astir precocious Jadon Sancho.


The hardline Dutchman has been applauded for nan measurement he has ruthlessly dealt pinch a number of issues involving precocious floor plan members of his squad complete nan past 18 months.

However, Mail Sport has learned that figures wrong nan United squad judge Ten Hag’s handling of definite individuals has had a antagonistic effect connected squad togetherness.

The hardline Dutchman has been applauded for nan measurement he has ruthlessly dealt pinch issues

Jadon Sancho has been exiled from United’s squad aft publically disagreeing pinch his manager’s nationalist statements

Ten Hag’s ongoing nationalist conflict pinch winger Sancho has accrued nan scrutiny connected United’s disappointing run frankincense far.

Sancho is exiled from United’s squad aft publically disagreeing pinch his manager’s nationalist statements that he was near retired of nan squad to look Arsenal successful September because of a deficiency of effort successful training.

His refusal to apologise to Ten Hag has seen Sancho wholly trim disconnected from nan first-team squad to nan constituent wherever he cannot moreover eat pinch nan elder squad.

It is understood that United planned to make nationalist immoderate backstage apology from Sancho, which would person been viewed arsenic a nationalist triumph for Ten Hag.

Sancho, though, remains adjacent pinch a number of players successful nan United squad contempt his banishment. Indeed defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka was photographed pinch nan attacker successful New York successful September.

Ten Hag was likewise forthright successful explaining why Raphael Varane was near retired of nan broadside that mislaid 3-0 to Manchester City connected Sunday, claiming his determination to play Jonny Evans up of nan unit Real Madrid centre-back was ‘tactical’.

Last year, Ten Hag’s curen of Cristiano Ronaldo divided sentiment arsenic nan Portugal fable yet near nan nine for Saudi Arabia.

Ten Hag was forthright successful explaining why Raphael Varane was near retired of nan broadside that mislaid 3-0 to Manchester City connected Sunday

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