‘Old-school’ Solskjaer disciplines Jesse Lingard over obscene Snapchat video

first_imgIt was reported at the time that Lingard would be internally disciplined by United chiefs for the video, and Solskjaer confirmed this has now taken place.“That has been dealt with internally,” Solskjaer said during the club’s pre-season tour of Australia. “I am old-school, old-fashioned, quite big on discipline and self-discipline.“I can’t spoon-feed these players, they have got to do it themselves. Getty Images – Getty 2 boost Lingard remained in the public eye throughout the off-season because of his social media presence LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS FAREWELL Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LATEST Jesse Lingard has been disciplined by Manchester United for the obscene video he posted on social media last month.Lingard, the England midfielder, has been dealt with internally by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who told his players they cannot be spoon-fed either on the pitch or in real life. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update REVEALED Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January deals Solskjaer has told his players they cannot rely on others for guidance on the pitch or in their personal lives The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions Getty Images – Getty New job ‘The fans are worse than angry’ – Ally McCoist slams Lingard for obscene social media video targets 2 Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested The obscene video, which was shared by Lingard on social media platform Snapchat, led to much criticism of the 26-year-old.It was filmed during an off-season holiday in Miami, with Lingard, Marcus Rashford and former Man United youth player Ro-Shaun Williams joined by their friend Jamal Branker.Branker was seen in the video simulating a sex act on a bed, and Lingard was widely slammed for choosing to upload the footage despite the lewd content.Fans hit out at the midfielder on talkSPORT when the video emerged, while Ian Holloway claimed Manchester United should SACK Lingard for bringing shame on the club. TROPHY latest “I have had many years at this club and I have seen which players have been successful. You have got to be a strong character to play here. It is not like I can tell them to pass from A to B, to C to D. They have to make their own decisions, and in life as well.” Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea JIBE Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Lingard played the first half of United’s opening pre-season match, a 2-0 defeat of Perth Glory. The Red Devils continue their preparations for the new campaign this afternoon with a clash against fierce rivals Leeds United in the Australian city’s Optus Stadium.last_img read more