Man United’s squad ‘SPLIT’ into camps following interim boss Ralf Rangnick’s outspoken comments
The Man United squad is ‘DIVIDED’ amid tensions between the stars, with the ‘British guys’ in one group while Cristiano Ronaldo has ‘managed the foreign players’, and even their families and agents were arguing.
- The Manchester United team was reportedly split into camps at the end of the season.
- British players are said to be sticking together while Cristiano Ronaldo leads the rest
- United endured their worst season in Premier League history with just 58 points
The Manchester United squad has reportedly split into groups after players were angered by caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick’s outspoken comments.
United have just completed their worst season in Premier League history, finishing sixth on 58 points, 35 behind league winners Manchester City.
The poor end to the season could stem from tensions within the team that saw divisions exacerbated by Rangnick’s comments about a variety of players, including Cristinao Ronaldo, captain Harry Maguire, Marcus Rashford and Edinson Cavani.
Manchester United squad have split into camps after Ralf Rangnick’s comments
Acting boss Rangnick (pictured) angered players with his comments, leading to tension
“The British players tended to stick together, while a lot of the foreign guys took the lead from Ronaldo,” a source said. ESPN.
“There was a lot of upset when it was reported that some of the team were unhappy with Maguire as captain, but that was the reality of the situation.”
The bad feeling began to spread to those related to the players – families and representatives – with sources claiming that two rival teams were involved in heated exchanges in Madrid ahead of the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 against Atletico. in February.
The British players tended to stick together, while the foreign stars were led by Cristiano Ronaldo.
The same report suggests that the mood within the team had soured so much by the end of February that sources at United’s Carrington training ground said the atmosphere inside the staff and players’ mess was “horrible”.
Two veteran players are also said to have had a ‘full’ fight at the end of a session at the Carrington training complex earlier this month.
The incident saw two unnamed stars clash before the session ended prematurely.
According Sunplayers were ordered back to the locker rooms after tempers boiled over.
A Man United training session allegedly ended early due to a fight between players
Incoming boss Erik ten Hag will have to work hard to change the team spirit in the United squad.
Although he will have the help of several players who are not under contract, including Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani, Nemanja Matic, Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata, to name a few.
The former Ajax manager will be faced with the task of bringing the rest of the team together while also rebuilding it to suit his style of play.