Manchester United star Jadon Sancho was labelled a ‘lazy f*****’ in his first match back for Borussia Dortmund by a heckling fan on Saturday.
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Sancho has returned to Dortmund for a second stint after joining the German giants on a six-month loan in the January transfer window.
His departure from Old Trafford was a controversial one after his public fall-out with Erik ten Hag which saw him excluded from the squad.
The feud started after Ten Hag revealed to the media that Sancho’s performance levels in training were not up to scratch.
In a now-deleted social media post, Sancho hit back at his manager and insisted the claims were ‘untrue’ and that he was being made a ‘scapegoat’.
Ultimately it saw him return to Dortmund on loan, and as he made his first appearance back in the Bundesliga, there was one fan who shouted abuse at him.
‘Sancho! Erik ten Hag wants to talk to you,’ the supporter said. ‘You’re a lazy f*****.’
Sancho came off the bench and provided an assist just 22 minutes after his introduction as Dortmund beat Darmstadt 3-0 at the Merck-Stadion am Bollenfalltor.
‘I just feel like it was meant to be,’ Sancho said after the match. ‘Me coming back, seeing Marco [Reus] again, he is a great friend of mine and I appreciate him. I am happy to set up his goal today.
‘Like I said all week, since I came back I have felt at home. I am just happy to be back on the pitch again.’