We have all been guilty of making a decision, however big or small, that we have been left to regret, haven't we?
For Jadon Sancho, his biggest regret might have been making contact with the 'post' button on social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, in the aftermath of Manchester United's 3-1 defeat to Arsenal a fortnight ago. Not long after Erik ten Hag had told the assembled media in his post-match press conference that he had left the winger out of the matchday squad because of his below-par performances levels in training, Sancho hit back with an astonishing 110-word statement.
Ultimately accusing Ten Hag of lying, Sancho claimed that he had been made 'a scapegoat for a long time' at Old Trafford. The statement remained pinned to the top of the 23-year-old's profile for nine days.
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After making the decision to delete it on Tuesday evening, United, just under 48 hours later, issued a statement themselves, confirming that he will not feature in first-team training until further notice. Ten Hag, whose management credentials are continuing to be tested, refused to refer to Sancho by name in his pre-Brighton press conference on Friday.
As Cristiano Ronaldo discovered almost a year ago, Ten Hag is not an individual to mess with. If you cross him or show any sign of disrespect towards him, you will be punished. Ronaldo, after betraying him in his extraordinary sit-down interview with Piers Morgan, never played for the club again.
Sancho is now in danger of receiving the same treatment. Since joining the club from Borussia Dortmund just over two years ago, it is fair to say that it is a move thatRead on manchestereveningnews.co.uk