The official Twitter account of the UEFA Europa League unintentionally trolled Manchester United because the aspect reported for pre-season. The majority of United’s first-team squad reported again for membership obligation on Monday, with captain Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes being the primary ones to start out their pre-season coaching.
On social media, the Red Devils shared pictures of their gamers returning to coaching, together with Raphael Varane, Alex Telles, and Bruno Fernandes.
Europa League’s official Twitter account shared a photograph of Fernandes with the caption, “Pre-season starts now.”
The seemingly innocuous put up from the Europa League that includes United’s midfield maestro was perceived by many soccer followers as trolling. Fans doubted the league’s intentions and got here up with some witty tweets.
Damn….. this one hurts
— GarnachoSZN (@pogboommmmmm) July 5, 2022
One of the followers additionally took a dig at United’s talisman Cristiano Ronaldo who reportedly desires to maneuver away from Old Trafford as he desires to play within the UEFA Champions League.
Now I do know why somebody is refusing to show up in coaching. His image would’ve hit in a different way right here.
— BeksFCB (@Joshua_Ubeku) July 5, 2022
Manchester United completed sixth within the Premier League, six factors behind Arsenal, and didn’t qualify for the Champions League. Rivals Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, and Tottenham will signify the English contingent within the UCL.
United had a dismal season within the Champions League, falling to Atletico Madrid within the final 16 spherical. They will probably be returning to the Europa League after reaching the finals within the 2021 season.
Erik ten Hag has been appointed as the brand new head coach of Manchester United. He will probably be entrusted to reform the membership and purchase main silverware for the Red Devils.
United have already made their first switch of the summer time after they signed Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia for £14.7 million. Christian Eriksen has additionally been signed as a free agent and can bolster the United mid-field.
With a possible exit of Ronaldo from the membership, the Red Devils will probably be looking out for a brand new talisman to steer the frontline.