That 3-1 defeat reportedly sparked tension in the Old Trafford dressing room, with four players quarrelling after the match.
That’s according to The Sun, who report that Bruno Fernandes “confronted” Scott McTominay after the game and that Lisandro Martinez and Victor Lindelof similarly “lost it with each other”.
However, according to The Daily Mail, Manchester United are denying this report.
Gary Neville: Manchester United have a culture of greed and ill-discipline
Meanwhile, Manchester United legend Gary Neville has had his say on the atmosphere at the club.
“[Erik ten Hag] has some bugs in [the dressing room] that we don’t know from the outside what discomfort and uncertainty is being created on the inside,” Neville said on social media.
“Ten Hag has got some situations in there which I don’t know the damage that that is having.
“[The Glazers] have overseen 10 years of mediocrity off the pitch and on the pitch.
“They set the culture of greed, ill-discipline, indecision and uncertainty that runs right through the club.”
Concern about Ten Hag’s son’s role in recruitment
The finger of blame has been pointed at Ten Hag by some. The Manchester United boss is being criticised for the team’s poor results and for the transfer policy.
According to the Daily Mail, there are concerns about the influence of Kees Vos, Ten Hag‘s agent, in the transfers of Rasmus Hojlund and Sofyan Amrabat, through the agency SEG (Sports Entertainment Group).
Nigel, the son of Ten Hag, also works in the agency where Kees Vos is based.
Other controversies at Manchester United
In addition to all of this, there were the decisions of the coach to remove Jadon Sancho from first-team training and to strip Harry Maguire of the captaincy,
Then, there are headaches being caused by the accusations against Antony and Mason Greenwood, with the latter having since gone out on loan to Getafe.