THE BALL – Ten Hag dismissed player for indiscipline and Bruno Fernandes supported the coach’s firm wrist (Manchester United)

According to the English portal The AthleticErik ten Hag had no half measures and punished a player during Manchester United’s stage in Asia and Australia.

The Dutch coach removed a player from the squad – his identity is not revealed – for one of the friendlies because he was late for two team meetings.

Ten Hag wanted to show that he will not look to names to impose discipline within the group and the The Athletic points out that Bruno Fernandes and also the Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea, two of the ‘heavyweights’ of the locker room, “strongly supported” the decision of the ex-Ajax.