December 2, 2023

The few hundred Manchester United supporters who had flocked to College Faculty San Diego to observe Erik ten Hag’s squad practice earlier than their flight to Las Vegas got a glimpse of simply how specific the supervisor will be. All of the coaching pitches had been arrange upfront by Ten Hag’s again room employees, together with Mitchell van der Gaag, Eric Ramsay and Darren Fletcher.

However it turned out a blue model was not within the exact place Ten Hag needed it and so he was noticed shifting it six inches to the best. Then, a couple of minutes later, the Dutchman was again once more to maneuver it one other six inches.

United’s gamers have been put by their paces for 90 minutes earlier than Ten Hag and some members of the squad attended to media duties. A drone hovered overhead filming all of United’s coaching. Ten Hag’s aspect are attributable to face Borussia Dortmund on the gorgeous Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas of their closing tour matches within the early hours on Monday.

United’s gamers put on glucose displays in coaching

All of United’s gamers have been sporting steady blood glucose displays on tour as half of a bigger so-called fuelling examine because the membership look to hone the particular diet methods for particular person gamers. United’s stars can even be sporting sweat patches going ahead as half of a bigger examine to analyse the person hydration assessing sweat fee and physique composition of gamers. Each of the interventions – pushed by United’s bodily efficiency division – are designed to optimise and individualise diet methods.

Sources say this tour has seen extra particular person participant intervention than ever earlier than on the membership and type a part of Ten Hag’s drive to boost requirements throughout the board. United really feel the examine will assist increase efficiency on the pitch but additionally give the membership extra scope to focus on the particular wants of gamers.