Moments between Erik ten Hag and smiling Jodon Sancho before he came on loved by Man Utd fans
Manchester United supporters loved how Erik ten Hag and a beaming Sancho interacted just before the substitution against Nottingham Forest.
However, he made his first appearance since October on Wednesday in his team’s 2-0 victory over Forest.
But shortly after the hour mark, Ten Hag introduced Sancho, who was waiting to join the fight with a beaming smile on his face.
Sancho chants reverberated throughout Old Trafford as the Dutch manager had a brief conversation with the 22-year-old on the sidelines.
The interaction between Ten Hags and Sancho caught the attention of Man United supporters, who praised their manager on social media.
Twitter comments from Manchester United fans
“Sancho smiling with Ten Hag yh it’s time to cook,” one Twitter user wrote.
Another tweeted, “All I needed to see was Sancho’s smile and Ten Hag’s little encouragement.”
“Ten Hag with Sancho right there is why I love him as manager,” a third person added.
A fourth person said: “Observe the smiles. Ten Hag was ecstatic to see him again. Sancho is ecstatic to be back. Excellent work all around.”
“Things you love to see,” another person remarked.
Sancho took the place of Antony, and Man United went on to score twice to defeat Forest 5-0 overall. Man United secured a spot in the Carabao Cup final as a result.
Anthony Martial, who came on in the second half, scored the game’s first goal in the 73rd minute, and Fred doubled their lead three minutes later.
On February 26, the Man United vs. Newcastle United final will take place at Wembley Stadium.
Additionally, Man United will play Crystal Palace to open their league schedule on Saturday, Sancho could make his Premier League comeback.