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Manchester United banned 4 journalists from attending Erik ten Hag’s press conference on Tuesday after stories claimed the Dutchman was coping with a fractured dressing room.
Sky Sports‘Kaveh Solhekol, Manchester Evening News‘Samuel Luckhurst, Daily mirrorit is David McDonnell and ESPNRob Dawson has been denied entry to United’s Carrington coaching advanced as Ten Hag prepares to talk to the media forward of Wednesday’s conflict with Chelsea.
In an announcement, United mentioned: “We are taking motion in opposition to a quantity of information organizations immediately, not for publishing stories we do not like, however for doing so with out first contacting us to provide us the chance to remark, dispute or contextualize.
“We believe this is an important principle to uphold and hope it can lead to a reset in how we work together.”
United’s resolution to exclude journalists from the press conference comes after stories emerged from these retailers of dressing room unrest, with Ten Hag reportedly dropping the help of his gamers.
The order got here from United’s director of communications, Andrew Ward. In their report detailing Tuesday’s occasions, Manchester Evening News claimed that Ward prevented questions from being requested at earlier press conferences attributable to “perceived adverse protection” of the membership.
Ten Hag’s United had been anticipated to bounce again this season after a promising 2022/23 marketing campaign during which they ended a six-year trophy drought and completed third within the Premier League.
However, the Red Devils have already misplaced ten video games in all competitions, are seventh within the Premier League desk and are on the brink of early elimination from the Champions League, whereas they had been knocked out of the Carabao Cup within the fourth spherical by Newcastle.
90 minutes understands that Ten Hag currently has full support of United’s hierarchy and incoming minority investor Sir Jim Ratcliffe, with these in energy targeted on establishing stability and altering the membership’s strategy to switch negotiations.
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