Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba are at the centre of a divide in Manchester United’s dressing room (Getty)Manchester United’s players have clashed over the club’s bonus system which heavily favours Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba, according to reports.
As reported by Metro.co.uk last month, Sanchez receives a £75,000 appearance fee every time he features for United.
But reports now claim that it’s the additional incentives which are creating friction in United’s dressing room.
According to The Sun on Sunday, Sanchez receives £75,000 per goal, plus £25,000 for each assist.
Both Pogba and Sanchez receive lucrative bonuses from United (Getty Images)Pogba, meanwhile, gets £50,000 per goal and £20,000 for every assist.
And it’s claimed that the incentive scheme has left Ole Gunnar Solskjaer dealing with ‘rifts and jealousy’ among the players.
A source at United told The Sun: ‘The real problem is the incentive plan.
POGBA AND SANCHEZ 2018-19 SEASON STATS
POGBA | GOALS: 16 | ASSISTS: 11
SANCHEZ | GOALS: 2 ASSISTS: 4
‘It has caused a lot of animosity and is as responsible for the lack of the recent failure of team spirit as anything else.’
United, who have failed to secure a place in next season’s Champions League, end their campaign with a match against Cardiff City at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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