10 big player & manager fall-outs

English Premier League

After the reported fall-out between Jose Mourinho and Tanguy Ndombele, here are 10 other famous fall-outs between managers and their players.

Mourinho is no stranger to having disagreements with some of the biggest names in football during his time at Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United.

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During his time at Old Trafford between 2016 and 2019, the Portuguese had a big falling out with United midfielder Paul Pogba during the latter stages of his stint.

Pogba was stripped of his captaincy duties after his public comments about United's playing style while there was also a public confrontation on the training ground which was caught on camera.

Back in South Africa, Gustavo Paez fall out of favour with former manager Giovanni Solinas at Kaizer Chiefs after a handshake snub during a Macufe Cup encounter in 2018.

Paez did make a public apology for the incident, but the Venezuelan and Solinas did not last too long at Naturena as the former was released in 2019 while the latter left Chiefs a few months earlier after a string of poor results.

Meanwhile in Spain, ESPN have reported this week that Gareth Bale's relationship with Los Blancos manager Zinedine Zidane is beyond repairable at the moment.

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It is believed the relationship took a strain after Zidane left Bale on the bench for 2018 UEFA Champions League before he went on to win the final for Real after scoring a brace in the second half.

Before the season got underway, the Real manager also said it would be better for everyone is the Welshman had left after he was heavily linked with a move to the Chinese Super League.

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