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Erik ten Hag rejected chance to sign Chelsea star instead of Lisandro Martinez

Erik ten Hag rejected chance to sign Chelsea star instead of Lisandro Martinez

Premier League
Manchester United head coach Erik ten Hag reportedly snubbed the opportunity to sign Kalidou Koulibaly and five other defenders instead of Lisandro Martinez last summer. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thiago Silva’s wife blasts Chelsea stars after Fulham defeat Lionel Messi called “a sewer rat” by former Barcelona chief in leaked WhatsApp messages Ten Hag made Ajax defender Martinez one of his main targets after leaving the Dutch team and signing a three-year contract at Old Trafford. The 52-year-old coach signed Martinez for Ajax in 2019 and reunited with the centre-back in Manchester as the Red Devils completed a £57m deal. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Several pundits questioned whether Martinez co...
Van Dijk responds to Lisandro Martinez criticism & names toughest ever opponent

Van Dijk responds to Lisandro Martinez criticism & names toughest ever opponent

Premier League
Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk has rubbished criticism of new Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez and believes he has shown what a good player he is despite his lack of height. The Argentine star moved to Old Trafford from Ajax over the summer in a £57m deal but got off to the worst possible start, losing back-to-back games against Brighton and Brentford. Ibrahimovic blasts Mbappe as shocking PSG contract details leaked Gary Neville predicts where Liverpool, Man Utd, Chelsea & Arsenal will finish Kroos reveals true feelings on Casemiro’s Man Utd transfer after “only money” rant In both games, Martinez – who is 5ft 9in – was criticised for struggling to deal with the height & power of Danny Welbeck and Ivan Toney, with some pundits suggesting the player’s statur...
Lisandro Martinez’s comments on Ronaldo storming down tunnel speak volumes

Lisandro Martinez’s comments on Ronaldo storming down tunnel speak volumes

Premier League
Lisandro Martinez produced a measured response when asked about Cristiano Ronaldo storming down the tunnel before the end of Manchester United's 2-0 win over Tottenham. He followed Erik ten Hag's lead in choosing not to speak about the situation in great detail and instead played it down.      (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "I didn't see anything," explained the defender. "I don't know. I only enjoy with the people, we won, and that's important." But Martinez's comment that he didn't see what was going on because he was 'enjoying the win with those present' pretty much sums up Ronaldo situation. The Portuguese star is no longer present in this United team and even less so in the club's recent success. Ronaldo’s last start for United in the Premier ...
What Fernandes & Lisandro Martinez did to Man Utd teammates during Man City loss

What Fernandes & Lisandro Martinez did to Man Utd teammates during Man City loss

Premier League
Bruno Fernandes and Lisandro Martinez tore into their Manchester United teammates during a ‘half-time rant’ in their defeat to Manchester City. Erik ten Hag’s side delivered a poor performance in the opening 45 minutes which saw City go four goals clear by halftime. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); United showed signs of improvement in the second half but it wasn’t enough as Erling Haaland and Foden completed their hat-tricks to seal a comfortable win for Guardiola’s side. Man Utd board & Erik ten Hag make early decision over Cristiano Ronaldo exit ‘You’ve Fernandes, two others, couldn’t play’ – Pep Guardiola criticizes Man Utd Christopher Nkunku finally signs pre-contract agreement with Chelsea for 2023 transfer According to The Sun, F...
Guardiola hits out at criticism of Man Utd’s Lisandro Martinez

Guardiola hits out at criticism of Man Utd’s Lisandro Martinez

Premier League
Pep Guardiola has hit back at critics of Lisandro Martinez and says his height won’t prevent him from combatting the threat of Erling Haaland in Sunday’s derby. The Argentina international has already secured cult hero status at Old Trafford after a number of combative displays during the course of United’s recent revival. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Many pundits, most notably Carragher, have argued that Martinez’s stature would see him outmuscled in the Premier League and the former Liverpool defender suggested that it was far too premature to label the player from Ajax an unqualified success. Robert Huth predicts where Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool & Arsenal will finish this season Scholes names Man Utd duo who ‘aren’t great footballer...
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