‘It’s time to start playing him’ — Ex United player tells Solskjaer to get United star off the bench

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Former Manchester United defender, Paul Parker, has said that Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer must start playing Jadon Sancho more, if he wants to get the best out of the Englishman.

Sancho has failed to impress, following his £73 million transfer from Borussia Dortmund during the summer. The winger has been handed just a handful of matches, as a result, and Parker believes it needs to change.

According to the pundit, it doesn’t look good that after chasing Sancho for nearly two years, he can’t even start a game for the club.

Parker told BonusCodeBets, “If Manchester United publicly chased Sancho for 18 months, and then buy him for £70 million, they simply have to get him playing.

“He’s an Englishman, he knows football in England and there’s no excuse for him. For anyone to come out and say he needs time to adjust to the Premier League is rubbish. It’s football. He’s English and he understands it. He went from an English side to go to Germany. His game, and everything about him, would have improved by going out there.’

He added, “Unless Jadon Sancho is doing something in training that the manager doesn’t like, or that he’s got to play others ahead of him, if you’re the person that’s paid that £70 million, you’d be asking why they’ve paid all that money for him, alongside his wages which will be over £100,000 a week. Are they going to give him the opportunity to earn some money?

“He has to play more than one game so he can get a run in the team and feel a part of it. All it’s doing is causing massive unrest within the club, and definitely with him.”