Antonio Valencia suggests he has been dropped by Jose MourinhoSubmitted by content on Sat, 11/24/2018 - 05:43
Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has revealed that he has been dropped by manager Jose Mourinho. The Ecuador international has not feature for the Red Devils since the 0-0 Champions League draw against Valencia at the start of October and during this period, it had been highlighted that he is recovering following a mouth surgery.
However, speaking to Area Deportivo, Valencia has suggested that this is not the case and his absence from the starting lineup has been rather tactical with Ashley Young preferred ahead of him for the right-back duties, he said: “Right now I haven't been playing, but it's more of a tactical decision,' he told Area Deportivo in his homeland. The player who has been in my place (Young) has been playing well.You have to respect the decision.”