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Damning Report Claims Manchester United Player Is A 'Teacher's Pet' And It's Causing Unrest

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Damning Report Claims Manchester United Player Is A 'Teacher's Pet' And It's Causing Unrest

A current Manchester United player has been described as a 'teacher's pet' by one of his teammates, according to new reports.

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United slumped to a 4-1 defeat against bitter rivals Manchester City on Sunday afternoon and a number of leaks have emerged.

Morale at the club has been low all season, but it's said to have plunged to new depths following derby day defeat.

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The Manchester Evening News claim one United player is described as a 'teacher's pet' due to his regular game time.

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Image Credit: Alamy

A star who is struggling for minutes is said to be jealous of the teammate in question, given his lack of attention.

Squad players were frustrated towards the end of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's time as manager for similar reasons.

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Eric Bailly believes he is constantly overlooked in favour of club captain Harry Maguire, a concern which goes back as far back as September.

Bailly signed a new contract last summer but is willing to depart already.

Second-choice goalkeeper Dean Henderson has featured three times all season and feels he's worthy of a starting spot over David de Gea.

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Teenager Anthony Elanga has impressed under Ralf Rangnick and is preferred to Rashford out wide.

Diogo Dalot was a regular at the beginning of Rangnick's reign but didn't start United's previous three, with Victor Lindelof filling in at right-back in last month's 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid.

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Some are still questioning the appointment of Rangnick on an interim basis and aren't impressed with his previous accomplishments.

Rangnick was working as a sporting director for Lokomotiv Moscow before joining United and his only silverware as a manager in Germany came in 2011, when he won the DFB-Pokal in 2011.

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Image Credit: Alamy

It's expected the 63-year-old will move into a consultancy role at the end of the season as United look for a permanent manager.

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United return to action on Saturday afternoon against Tottenham Hotspur, knowing they'll need a solid end to the season to make the Champions League places.

Arsenal moved ahead of the Red Devils by one point after a 3-2 win over Watford and the Gunners have three games in hand.

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Topics: Manchester United, Premier League

Daniel Marland
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