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Gary Neville Sounds Alarm Bells Over Manchester United's Locker Room Dynamics

Manchester United's shaky beginning to the season has prompted legendary former player Gary Neville to raise a captivating point regarding potential turbulence brewing within the team's inner sanctum.

With the Red Devils slipping to a modest 13th position in the Premier League standings after enduring three losses in their initial five matches, it's becoming evident that all is not well at Old Trafford.

The disheartening 3-1 defeat against Brighton at their hallowed home ground has triggered a wave of contemplation among football fans, pundits and ex-players, with Neville offering his unique perspective and others claiming United's Dutch manager Erik ten Hag is not the right man for the job.

Ten Hag, finds himself embroiled in a publicised feud with Jadon Sancho. Simultaneously, clouds of uncertainty loom over the role of Harry Maguire, who has witnessed a surprising fall in his standing within the club, coupled with the loss of his captaincy earlier in the summer.

However, ex-United captain Neville voiced his apprehensions about the complex dynamics in the dressing room, querying the popularity of both Sancho and Maguire amongst their peers, alluding to potential "discomfort and uncertainty" that might be lurking behind closed doors, impacting the squad's chemistry.

'The only thing I would say is, how popular is Sancho in the dressing room? How popular is Maguire in the dressing room?' Neville said on his TikTok account as Mail Sport reported.

'He's got some bugs in there that we don't know from the outside what discomfort and uncertainty is being created on the inside. You've got a player who's probably changing in the first-team dressing room but is obviously over with the academy.

'You've got Harry Maguire, who was captain of these players now 12 months ago, who is now almost been alienated to the third, fourth, fifth centre-half. So he's [Ten Hag] got some situations in there which I don't know the damage that, that is having but in terms of his work on the pitch - I don't think Erik ten Hag will change.'

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