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Alejandro Garnacho drops second cryptic message following Man United tweets



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Alejandro Garnacho has caused quite a stir online following Manchester United’s Premier League draw with Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon.

Two goals from Bruno Fernandes were not enough as Manchester United fell to a stalemate against Bournemouth after goals from Dominic Solanke and Justin Kluivert in the first half saw Erik ten Hag‘s team trail twice.

Alejandro Garnacho, starting his 30th fixture in a row for United, was substituted at half-time following a below-par performance, where he was replaced by Amad Diallo.

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Why Garnacho was subbed

Speaking after the game, Ten Hag explained that there were two key reasons why Garnacho was replaced.

The Dutch manager believed that the right-hand side needed to be “repaired” after the first-half and he wanted to bring off a winger. Garnacho had only trained the day before the game on Friday and so the manager decided that he was the correct player to come off.

“I think we had to repair over the right side,” he told reporters. “We didn’t play well, the spaces were there. In possession, we had to bring a sub there.

“Garnacho was during the week not training. Only yesterday. We thought bring some energy and bring some more quality, quality in the sense of cooperation and togetherness on that right-hand side.”

Garnacho’s response

What has taken some by surprise is the response that Alejandro Garnacho has seemingly agreed with two posts on the social media platform X (below) that heavily criticise Ten Hag’s decision to substitute him.

While this move from Garnacho has caused quite a stir online – it also must be noted that he has since unliked the tweets – there has also been a second post that is certainly more cryptic.

On his Instagram page, he posted the following story below.

While it may just be his reaction to the loss, this is not a typical post from Garnacho, with the player often sending longer, more heartfelt messages to the fans following the recent string of losses and draws.

Garnacho has been United’s most consistent attacker and most potent threat for Erik ten Hag this season, with the Dutchman entrusting in the young Argentinian’s abilities to lift United out of may results in recent weeks.