Manchester United coach Erik ten Hag’s relationship with Jadon Sancho is in shambles. Sancho and Ten Hag have been at odds with each other since Manchester United’s Premier League tie against Arsenal. The two clashed after Ten Hag publicly called out Sancho after excluding him from the squad against Arsenal. However, as per recent reports, Ten Hag isn’t ready to forgive Sancho yet.
According to soccer transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano, Erik ten Hag has revealed the one condition for Jadon Sancho to be reinstated in the squad. The United head coach has demanded that Sancho should apologize to him, the rest of the coaches as well as his teammates. Moreover, Ten Hag has also previously stated that Sancho’s future at the club depends on the player.
🚨 The current situation between Jadon Sancho and Erik Ten Hag is very tense.
The only way back, in Erik ten Hag’s eyes, is for Jadon Sancho to apologise to him, the rest of the coaches and the players.
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In addition to this, further reports suggest that Erik ten Hag has issued an ultimatum to Sancho. There are reports that the Manchester United forward has been banished from all first-team facilities at the club premises. The Dutch coach doesn’t appear to be ready to compromise with Sancho, despite the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) allegedly urging Ten Hag and Sancho to resolve their differences.
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Although it would be interesting to see whether Jadon Sancho agrees to Ten Hag’s demands. The England international has remained an outcast for the last few weeks. Sancho accused. While he has taken down the inflammatory post against his coach, he is yet to formally apologize to his coach. Till then, it looks as if Sancho will also Manchester United‘s upcoming Carabao Cup clash against Crystal Palace.
Jadon Sancho attracts the interest of ex-Manchester United manager
Meanwhile, Jadon Sancho’s conflict with Erik ten Hag has also led to rumors of the former being linked with a move away from Old Trafford. With several clubs being interested in Sancho, former Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho is also reportedly looking to buy him. The veteran Portuguese coach, who’s currently in charge of AS Roma, desperately wants to sign the 23-year-old.
Despite Sancho having a contract at United till 2026, he is allegedly seeking an exit from the club in the winter transfer window. However, Sancho’s high wages could pose to be a problem for Mourinho’s Roma. The Serie A aren’t willing to break their banks in their attempt to sign the Manchester United star. However, Sancho could join Roma on loan, a deal similar to Romelu Lukaku, who joined Roma on loan from Chelsea.