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Manchester United ban high-profile reporters from press conference for false news

In a public statement released by Manchester United, several high-profile journalists have been banned from attending the club’s press conferences for publishing false news regarding the internal affairs of the first team. These reporters will not be allowed to attend Erik Ten Hag’s pre-match or post-match press conferences for an indefinite period of time. 

The list of journalists banned from attending these press conferences has been confirmed by the Daily Mail. It consists of Sky Sports main reporter Kaveh Solekhol, Manchester Evening News’ journalist Samuel Luckhurst, The Mirror’s David McDonnell, and ESPN’s Rob Dawson. 

Manchester United ban high profile journalists for publishing false news 

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Their statement revealed that none of the publishers contacted the club to verify their claims or give them the chance to comment. And as a result, they have taken swift action against the reporters who supposedly publicised that Erik Ten Hag had lost more than 50% of the dressing room. 

“I always listen to my players and I always give them opportunities to tell, if the players have a different opinion of course I will listen,” Erik Ten Hag clarified in Manchester United’s pre-match press conference against Chelsea. “But they haven’t told me – or maybe one or two. But it is about in general: the majority, they want to play like this – proactive, dynamic, brave, that is what they want.

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“You can see the players are behind it because of the performances against Everton and Galatasaray. Do you think we can make the goals we did against Everton if the players don’t embrace it? I am sure [the players are behind me].

“You can see for instance the comeback against Brentford, the Burnley game, the Fulham game. You can see you can’t play such great football as we did lately if there is no unity.”

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