Alan Shearer makes Jadon Sancho point after spat with Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag

Ten Hag dropped Sancho from the matchday squad against Arsenal for what the manager said were unacceptable levels in training. The Manchester United man hit back with a strongly-worded – and now deleted – post on social media and is currently training away from the main group at Carrington after discussions with Ten Hag in the aftermath. There remains a huge question mark over the 72.9million man&aposs future at the club.

On the pitch, Sancho has been unable to replicate the eye-catching form and statistics he cooked up during four hugely successful seasons with Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. So what does TV pundit and former Premier League striker – Shearer – think might have gone on behind the scenes?

He told The Rest Is Football podcast: “The only thing I would say is – and we have said it before – for him to come out and publicly say that about Jadon Sancho. He must have been on his final call, and his final chance.