Manchester United manager Eric ten Hag has denied Manchester United the chance to hold an open-top bus parade if the Carabao Cup wins against Newcastle United on Sunday.
United face the Magpies at Wembley for the trophy.
Ten Hag is arguably looking to get his first silverware as United boss while ending the club’s six-year trophy drought.
United’s last major accolades came in 2016/17, when the EFL Cup and Europa League came to Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho.
But if successful, the United boss doesn’t let victory get to his or his players’ minds when the Daily Mail report is something to go by.
According to Matt Hughes, “Manchester United manager Eric ten Hag has ruled out the possibility of holding an open-top bus parade if his side wins the Carabao Cup, saying two more games will be played this season. Consider allowing large celebrations only if a trophy is won.
“Ten Hag has dismissed the concept of an unruly parade after Sunday’s EFL Cup final as he immediately shifts his focus to preparing his squad for Wednesday’s FA Cup fifth round clash with West Ham. It is understood that
“The attitude of the Dutch is in stark contrast to that of their opponents, Newcastle, who plan a city center parade on Tuesday if Eddie Howe’s side wins their first major trophy at Wembley in 54 years. bottom.”
According to the email, the issue has not even been discussed within United, and senior management and executives are familiar with Ten Hag’s thoughts on the matter.
The Dutch issued the same message to members of staff – the parade will only take place if at least two trophies have been won.
United have played in all four competitions following a spectacular comeback against Barcelona at Old Trafford on Thursday night.
It also hosts the Premier League and FA Cup.
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