Erik ten Hag, manager of Manchester United, has expressed his disappointment with the dangerous tackle made by Andy Carroll on Christian Eriksen during the recent Reading vs Manchester United FA Cup match. According to Ten Hag, the tackle made by Carroll posed a high risk of injury to a fellow professional and was unacceptable on the football pitch. He believes that referees have a responsibility to protect players from such dangerous challenges and has called for football to set limits and restrictions to ensure the safety of players.
Ten Hag highlighted that the tackle made by Carroll was not only dangerous but also resulted in a significant injury to Eriksen, who has been ruled out for three months due to the tackle. He stated that what football wants is for the best players to be available on the pitch and not for them to be taken out due to dangerous tackles. Ten Hag was also disappointed that Carroll was not even booked for his challenge on Eriksen and went on to collect two yellow cards for fouls on Tyrell Malacia and Casemiro within five minutes.
In conclusion, Ten Hag has called for football to take action to protect players from dangerous challenges and for referees to enforce the rules to ensure player safety on the pitch. The Manchester United manager believes that the tackle made by Carroll was unacceptable and has expressed his disappointment with the situation