Ten Hag Addresses Garnacho’s Apology Following Social Media Incident

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Man Utd manager Eric ten Hag dismissed suggestions of a “broken” team after reports emerged that Argentina international Garnacho apologized for posting critical social media posts about the manager’s treatment of the striker.

Garnacho’s Social Media Misstep

Garnacho inadvertently ‘liked’ two tweets that criticized Ten Hag’s decision to substitute him during last weekend’s 2-2 draw against Bournemouth.

Quick Resolution and Apology

The 19-year-old promptly unliked the posts and issued an apology to Ten Hag. The manager confirmed that Garnacho would remain part of the squad for United’s upcoming FA Cup semi-final against Coventry on Sunday.

Ten Hag’s Response

When asked if Garnacho’s actions indicated player unrest, Ten Hag responded, “I wouldn’t point to that. Alejandro is a young player who still has much to learn. He apologized, and now we move forward.”

Learning from Past Incidents

Ten Hag’s handling of Garnacho’s situation reflects lessons learned from a previous clash with Jadon Sancho earlier in the season. Sancho had criticized Ten Hag and was subsequently sidelined from the squad.

Acknowledging Sancho’s Success

Despite the rift, Ten Hag acknowledged Sancho’s success at Borussia Dortmund, where he is currently on loan and contributing significantly.

Focus on Coventry Clash

With his job on the line amidst a tumultuous season, Ten Hag is focused on securing a victory against Coventry in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.

Support for Casemiro

Ten Hag defended midfielder Casemiro, who has faced criticism for recent performances. Despite recent setbacks, Ten Hag emphasized Casemiro’s importance to the team and expressed confidence in his ability to contribute to United’s success.

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