Fred insists there is no 'divide' in Man United dressing room 4 months ago

Fred insists there is no 'divide' in Man United dressing room

'We have a super cool friendship here, a super cool dressing room'

Manchester United midfielder Fred has opened up on the atmosphere in the club dressing room, insisting that all of the group get along and have a "super cool" relationship with each other.

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The Brazilian was speaking to ESPN about life at the club, where reports are suggesting that discontent and fractions is appearing in the squad between the English-speaking members and the foreign-speaking players, but Fred has dismissed those murmurs and said there is no divide.

“The news here, they like fake news. There’s too much here. It’s a lie,” he told ESPN Brazil.

“It’s obvious that we speak Portuguese, we communicate, we have a nice friendship. I’m a good friend of Alex Telles, both on and off the field. I’ve known him for a long time. So obviously I’m going to be a little friend of his.

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“But that doesn’t mean I won’t talk to Lingard, Rashford, Greenwood, Maguire, the other English people here. On the contrary. We have a super cool friendship here, a super cool dressing room, they’re all teammates.

"We’re always dancing in the locker room, whenever we have the team dinner. Now we’re not doing that because of Covid-19.”

United have come under heavy criticism from areas of the media for their recent poor performances - most recently letting a two-goal lead away to Aston Villa slip in a 2-2 draw.

Many believe that the club is once again in need of a rebuild, with Sky Sports pundit claiming he would only keep three members of the squad if he was in charge - those being: Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo and Raphael Varane.

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