Scholes hints Ten Hag could make Manchester United more lethal with one simple change, while critic weighs on Sancho, England shrugs

Paul Scholes suggested a small change to Jadon Sancho could make Man Utd more powerful, while Owen Hargreaves weighs in on the England striker’s rejection.

After the faltering first season, Sancho is looking forward to finding his feet Manchester United The second time out of the question. He has started all six of United’s league games this season. His current return on the home front stands at two goals and no assists, although he has already earned the confidence of Erik ten Hag.

United’s 11 strongest players on paper appear to be a trio of Sancho, Bruno Fernandes and Anthony playing behind a lone striker.

This is how Tin Hag lined up against Sherif Tiraspol in the Europa League on Thursday night, as Sancho eased any nerves when opening the scoring after 17 minutes.

Sancho showed his extreme control and composure when taming a crucial cross pass from Christian Eriksen inside the penalty area.

His fake shot opened up a yard of space before finishing off the post with his weaker left foot.

It was another example of Sancho knowing exactly what to do when found within the area, especially within the target’s width.

He speaks half the time in his role as an analyst at sports, United legend Paul Scholes has suggested Sancho is more suited to central areas than wide.

How exactly Tin Hag will achieve that given Fernandez in role #10 is a question for another day. But in Scholes’ mind at least, he’d like to see Sancho act central more often.

Scholes on how to get the best of Sancho

“Sancho and United have really shown their quality with great passes and moves from Eriksen in particular,” said Scholes.

“That’s a great first touch there [from Sancho]. He’s done great, we know that, but he’s probably a little better in those central areas.

“Awesome disguise on [fake] Shot and well the finish is a bit sloppy, but it’s a nice goal.”

England delete Sancho unfair?

Sancho was a sudden omission from The England squad led by Gareth Southgate was named earlier on Thursday.

England will meet Italy and Germany in the European Nations League next week in the last two matches before the start of the World Cup in late November.

Sancho and Marcus Rashford have both been ignored, and Owen Hargreaves claims Sancho would be surprised to miss the opportunity given his bright start to the season.

For reference, Jarrod Bowen, Jack Grealish and Bukayo Saka were all selected. The trio have scored just three goals between them in 20 games this season – the same as Sancho’s tally in 12 fewer games.

“I think he’d be surprised,” said Hargreaves. bt sports. “He’s been in great shape and has played really well this season.

“But he will be happy [with the goal]This is exactly what you need when you receive a little bad news, he is broadcasting his good news. He played well in that first half.”