Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gives two reasons why Jadon Sancho has failed at Man Utd after Erik ten Hag row
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has explained why Jadon Sancho has yet to deliver at Manchester United amid his dispute with Erik ten Hag.
He hit out at the Dutch boss after he criticised the winger's performances in training in the lead up to their Premier League clash against Arsenal.
Solskjaer, who oversaw the transfer of Sancho from Borussia Dortmund for £73 million, managed the player for four months before being dismissed.
The 50-year-old has now given two reasons as to why the 23-year-old has failed at Old Trafford since his switch in 2021.
"Yes, I wanted to sign him. Manchester United will never sign a player the manager doesn’t want," he said.
"That’s not the case everywhere
"Jadon was put up as the No.1 target for the right wing by the scouts and when you look at his talent, I could see why."
The Red Devils legend then referenced Sancho having to go to hospital, which prevented him from playing the early games.
He also highlighted that he prefers playing from the left-wing, which is Marcus Rashford's preferred position.
"Unfortunately, it has not worked out," he added.
"When he arrived, he had to go to hospital and that was a setback as he couldn’t start the first games.
"He’s immensely talented and we haven’t seen the best of him. I hope we do, but he prefers to play left wing... where Marcus (Rashford) plays."
Sancho, who enjoyed a prolific spell at Dortmund, has played 82 games in all competitions for Man United, scoring 12 goals.
He has played three games this season before being removed from the first-team by Ten Hag.