Pride And Ego: Man Utd's Ten Hag Issues Strong Warning

As he takes up his duty as the coach of one of the biggest football clubs in the world, Manchester United boss, Erik ten Hag, has warned his players that he will not be tolerating pride and egos in the dressing room or on the playing pitch.

The 52-year-old has been tasked with lifting the Red Devils from their recent struggles and getting them back on track after finishing the 2021-22 season without a trophy.

The past six years, Manchester United have not lifted the Premier League with the dressing room splitting and training ground leaks marring a disastrous campaign.

The Sun reports that ten Hag, who took over from Ralf Rangnick has already laid out his demands in a stern email to the playing squad.

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He warned that he will not tolerate lack of effort or disloyalty.

A source told The Sun that the the Dutchman “sent the first-team players an email, telling them that football is a team game and no individual is more important than any other.

“His emphasis is all on the team — despite United possessing world class stars.

“He wants the players to train at a higher intensity so that each session is like a game.”

Erik ten Hag joined Manchester United after helping Ajax win the Dutch league last summer.

Manchester United finished sixth in the Premier League last season and would be looking forward to a season great expectation with the Red Devils.

In another report, Manchester United have also confirmed 11 players that will leave the club this summer.

Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, and Lee Grant have all departed as their contracts end in June.

Five academy players will also leave when their contracts run out.

United has helped D’Mani Mellor, Reece Devine, and Connor Stanley find new clubs in preparation for the new season. The club has, however, decided to extend Dylan Levitt’s contract.

A new contract was offered to Martin Svidersky, but it is expected that he will also leave the club.

  • Released:
  • D’Mani Mellor
  • Edinson Cavani
  • Reece Devine
  • Lee Grant
  • Jesse Lingard
  • Juan Mata
  • Nemanja Matic
  • Paul McShane
  • Paul Pogba
  • Connor Stanley
  • Paul Woolston
  • Contract Offer:
  • Martin Svidersky
  • Option Exercised:
  • Dylan Levitt

 

Africa Today News, New York

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