Ten Hag drops Rashford to the bench for ‘disciplinary’ reasons

Marcus Rashford He was left out of Manchester United’s starting line-up for Saturday’s Premier League match against Wolves for unspecified “internal disciplinary” reasons, according to manager Erik ten Hag.

Rashford, 25, was expected to lead United’s attacking line at Molineux, having scored twice in two matches since returning to club action after participating in the World Cup with England.

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But Ten Hag said before the match that Rashford had been dropped to the bench as a result of a disciplinary decision.

“An internal disciplinary,” Ten Hag told BT Sport. “No [details]. Our laws. Now focus on the game.

“He’s in very good shape and not everyone can play all the games.”

Ten Hag has shown his willingness to make big decisions with the stars already this season, with the former Ajax coach sidelined Cristiano Ronaldo He was included in the squad for the Premier League match at Chelsea after the Portugal captain refused to come on as a substitute against Tottenham Hotspur.

Argentine striker Alejandro Garnacho He was overlooked for matches on the pre-season tour of Australia after upsetting Ten Hag with his time keeping, so his decision to drop Rashford is in keeping with his determination to ensure his players adhere to his strict rules.

United recently launched a 12-month option to extend Rashford’s contract at Old Trafford given his previous deal is set to expire at the end of this season.

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