Erik ten Hag explains differing Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho treatment
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 01
Marcus Rashford has been fined two weeks’ wages at Manchester United (Picture: Getty Images)

says has an immediate future at whereas does not because the latter chose to go public over his issues at the club.

Rashford has been in trouble with his employers in recent days after , so boozy that he missed training on Friday as a result.

, and he is likely to be at best on the bench against Wolves on Thursday night.

However, Rashford is expected to be quickly back in Ten Hag’s side, and may well feature at Molineux.

That is in stark contrast to Sancho who is now on loan at Borussia Dortmund after

Sancho hit back at his manager on social media and has not played for Manchester United since.

Asked why the two forwards have been treated somewhat differently, Ten Hag said: ‘We can sort out everything internally. Jadon chose to go public.’

Jadon Sancho is back with Borussia Dortmund on a loan spell (Picture: Getty Images)

A statement from Manchester United on Monday read: ‘Marcus has taken responsibility for his actions. This has been dealt with as an internal disciplinary matter, which is now closed.’

Ten Hag added at a press conference: ‘As I said, he has taken responsibility. Case closed.’

The Red Devils boss did reiterate that it is unacceptable behaviour from Rashford, though, saying professionals at the highest level must be disciplined at all times.

‘We are talking about top football players. I don’t have to educate them any more. When you are playing for Man United, they should know,’ he said.

Erik ten Hag has had to deal with multiple disciplinary issues as Man Utd boss (Picture: Getty Images)

‘First of all, the players at this level need to manage themselves, that is what you can demand from the player. The player has to know what is good and not good. When you want to play top football, it demands a certain way of life. Always.’

The Red Devils go to Molineux on Thursday sitting ninth in the Premier League table, knowing they could climb to seventh with a win, but slip to 10th with a defeat.

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