Erik ten Hag sends warning to rest of Man Utd squad after drawing line under Marcus Rashford saga
Posted by  badge Boss on Jan 31
Rashford has been fined two weeks’ wages (Picture: Getty)

has warned his squad to keep their discipline after drawing a line under the controversy that has engulfed the club over the last week.

Rashford missed training last Friday having reported in ill, sitting out of Sunday’s fourth round win over Newport County as a result.

, leaving the Northern Irish capital just hours before he was due to arrive at United’s training base at Carrington on Friday morning.

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United are back in action away to Wolves on Thursday with Rashford expected to be included in ten Hag’s squad.

Speaking on Wednesday, the United boss reiterated what the club released earlier this week. ‘So he has taken responsibility and for the rest it’s an internal matter. Case closed,’ ten Hag said.

Asked if Rashford had shown a lack of respect, he added:  ‘It’s nothing to do with that but as I said, let’s focus on the game, let’s move on.

Rashford expected to be in the squad on Thursday night (Picture: Getty)

‘The statement is clear and we have to focus on winning football games.’

Ten Hag held discussions with Rashford and his brother and adviser Dwaine Maynard on Monday.

In addition to this latest incident, the 26-year-old was reprimanded by his manager earlier this season a

During ten Hag’s tenure, there have also been incidents where the issue of squad discipline has risen involving Cristiano Ronaldo and more recently Jadon Sancho, who was banished from the squad and sent out on loan to Borussia Dortmund this month.

‘It’s nothing to do with that with me but, in football, you need discipline and that is on the pitch but also off the pitch,’ ten Hag said.

‘There is a line between, when every player, every pro knows this, what is required. We have to focus on winning football games and every top professional knows what is required.’