Erik ten Hag has misplaced parts of the dressing room at Manchester United, with gamers questioning his enjoying type and therapy of Jadon Sancho, in response to Sky Sports activities Information chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol.
A gaggle of gamers is changing into disenchanted with the Dutchman after United slumped to an abject 1-0 defeat at Newcastle on Saturday – their tenth lack of the season in all competitions.
One supply has claimed Ten Hag has misplaced 50 per cent of the dressing room, together with his refusal to behave on issues voiced by United’s gamers and the continued exile of Sancho cited as components.
“We must always make it clear that it’s totally straightforward to kick a membership once they’re down. It is simple to kick Erik ten Hag when he is down. It is very easy to say he is misplaced the dressing room and that the gamers usually are not enjoying for him,” chief reporter Solhekol mentioned.
Man Utd’s subsequent six fixtures
- Dec 6: Chelsea (h)
- Dec 9: Bournemouth (h)
- Dec 12: Bayern Munich (h)
- Dec 17: Liverpool (a) – stay on Sky Sports activities
- Dec 23: West Ham (a)
- Dec 26: Aston Villa (h)
“My info is that a few of the gamers are confused with what is going on. He has misplaced parts of the dressing room. One supply tells me that he is misplaced about 50 per cent of the dressing room.
“Fairly a number of gamers are sad with the type of play, in addition they really feel that they are coaching too laborious and that they are working an excessive amount of throughout coaching. I used to be instructed that the gamers do not know what they’re working for.
“Additionally, some senior gamers have spoken to Erik ten Hag about the place they really feel the membership goes flawed. They’ve spoken to him about their different experiences of enjoying for large golf equipment, and so they really feel that the supervisor ought to be a bit bit extra touchy-feely.
“They really feel his man-management may very well be a bit bit higher, however Erik ten Hag is the boss and he is the one who calls the pictures. He isn’t for turning. He’s going to do issues his approach.
“I’ve additionally been instructed that a number of of the gamers imagine that he’s too set in his methods and he is too robotic.”
Ten Hag has additionally misplaced assist within the United dressing room over the continuing stand-off with Sancho, who has not featured for the membership since August after declaring on social media he has “been a scapegoat for a very long time”.
“A couple of of the gamers are additionally sad at how Jadon Sancho has been handled,” Solhekol added. “He is acquired individuals within the dressing room who’re near him and he is been completely frozen out as a result of he is refused to apologise to Erik ten Hag.
“He is coaching with the youngsters and he is consuming on his personal. Fairly a number of of the gamers really feel like that has gone too far. There’s at all times sad individuals in a dressing room, however whenever you’re dropping video games, there are much more of them.”