Phil Jones has been turfed out of the Manchester United dressing room at the club’s training ground, according to reports
The 30-year-old defender, who has played 229 times for United across competitions, is yet to make an appearance for Erik ten Hag’s side this term.
Since moving to Old Trafford over 10 years ago, Jones has helped United win the Premier League, FA Cup and Europa League.
But there is only space for 24 players in the first-team dressing room at Carrington, and The Sun are reporting that Jones, along with Brandon Williams and Alex Tuanzebe, have been told to move to the U23s’ dressing room instead.
This is to make room for new signings such as Casemiro, Antony, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia and Martin Dubravka.
Jones has a year left on his current deal at United, having signed a four-year contract extension in 2019.
Earlier this summer he was linked with a move to Major League Soccer side DC United, who are managed by United legend Wayne Rooney.
Jones had the chance to join French side Bordeaux on loan in January, but he turned down the opportunity.
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness hit out at United in July for handing Jones a new contract, which he feels sums up ‘ten years of mismanagement’ at the club.
‘The problem they have is they’re so poor in so many areas. That’s a problem for those making the decisions at the football club,’ he said.