Biggest Erik ten Hag sacking hint yet as possible Jadon Sancho return at Man Utd revealed

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Jadon Sancho is currently persona non grata at Manchester United after falling out with Erik ten Hag

Jadon Sancho is reportedly in line to fight for his Manchester United place this summer, according to reports.

As it stands, the winger is exiled on loan at Borussia Dortmund after falling out with Erik ten Hag. The duo fell out publicly in September following United’s 3-1 defeat at Arsenal.

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When grilled about Sancho’s omission from the matchday squad, the Dutchman revealed he missed out “because of his performance in training”, insisting the England international was not at the “level” needed to play for Man United. That triggered a furious backlash from the 23-year-old, who has not played for the club since.

Sancho was shipped out to Dortmund on loan - the club United paid £75million for his services almost three years ago. Old Trafford chiefs have received little in return for their investment, with the wideman dropping down the pecking order the international level.

Once billed as one of European football’s top talents, Sancho is fighting for his career. An underwhelming return to Germany has produced just two assists and zero goals in his seven Bundesliga appearances.

Fresh claims from TeamTALK suggest Sancho is already preparing for another crack at United at the end of the season. The report notes how his and Ten Hag’s relationship is beyond repair but the player expects to outlast the manager.

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There is already talk about Sir Jim Ratcliffe wanting to sack the Dutchman and appoint his own man for next season. Results were starting to pick up in recent weeks until back-to-back defeats against Fulham and Manchester City.

Any sign of Sancho returning would signal the death knell for Ten Hag less than two years into his United tenure. As for Sancho, he has just over two years remaining on his contract - worth a reported £300,000 per week.

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