Manchester United’s player Phil Jones has been kicked out of United’s training ground dressing room to make space for Erik ten Hag’s new summer signings
The Carrington first-team training facility, which can hold a maximum of 24 players, has been fully utilized since Manchester United’s summer spending binge.
One of the casualties of United’s dressing room clear out is apparently out-of-favor center defender, Phil Jones, dealing another blow to his doomed Old Trafford career.
Left-back, third option According to the Sun, Brandon Williams, 20-year-old Teden Mengi, and fellow center-half Axel Tuanzebe have also been instructed to collect their belongings and head down the hallway to the under-23 changing room.
Following his hiring in April, former Ajax head coach Ten Hag added six new players to the Red Devils’ roster this summer.
Since the arrivals of playmaker Christian Eriksen, ex-Real Madrid player Casemiro, goalie Martin Dubravka, left-back Tyrell Malacia, and ex-Ajax teammates Antony and Lisandro Martinez, space at Carrington has become limited.
Jones’ dressing room snub demonstrates how far behind Ten Hag’s first-team plans the 30-year-old is after struggling to earn consistent playing time in recent years.
The former England international made his first appearance in two years in January as the Red Devils fell to Wolves 1-0.
He has only appeared 13 times for Manchester United in his last four seasons with the club.
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