Fred slams Utd 'dressing-room feud' claim

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Manchester United star Fred has fired back at claims of a split within the Red Devils squad.

Last week, various reports emerged suggesting that there is a rift between some players in the United changing room. It was claimed that the team was divided between its Portuguese-speaking stars and those who do not speak the language.  

It was further suggested that it was Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Diogo Dalot, Alex Telles, and Fred who were at odds with their teammates.

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However, Brazilian midfielder Fred has now slammed talk of any tension within the team. 

"The news here, they like fake news. There's too much here. It's a lie," the 28-year-old told ESPN Brasil.

"It's obvious that we speak Portuguese, we communicate, we have a nice friendship. 

"I'm a good friend of Alex Telles, both on and off the field. I've known him for a long time. So obviously I'm going to be a little friend of his. 

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"But that doesn't mean I won't talk to [Jesse] Lingard, [Marcus] Rashford, [Mason] Greenwood, [Harry] Maguire, the other English people here.

"On the contrary, we have a super cool friendship here, a super cool dressing room, they're all teammates.

"We're always dancing in the locker room, whenever we have the team dinner. Now we're not doing that because of COVID-19."

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