Ralf Rangnick, Manchester United's interim head coach, is dissatisfied with his players' usage of social media and wants them to quit publicly contradicting him and the club.
This follows situations involving Jesse Lingard and Antony Martial, which have questioned the boss's authority and raised concerns behind the scenes at Old Trafford.
Prior to his loan move to Sevilla, Rangnick stated that Martial refused to play for the club, but the French winger has since firmly denied the claim on Instagram.
Lingard's manager claimed that the England international requested time off after his deadline-day loan transfer to Newcastle fell through, but the 29-year-old later tweeted that the club had ordered him to take a vacation.
Rangnick has urged players to communicate problems with him directly rather than exposing dirty linen in public in the run-up to the Red Devils' trip to Burnley.
"It's always better [that these things stay behind closed doors]," he said.
"I never ever read or communicate by those social media accounts. I don't exist there and wouldn't have time to do that so, therefore, it's always better that I always communicate with the players directly.
"I did that with Anthony Martial and Jesse, but maybe I'm a different kind of generation. My generation didn't grow up with those kind of things. I can even remember a time when there were no mobile phones or internet so for me it's always better to communicate directly.
"I know in both cases what I said to the players and what happened so for me there's no reason to discuss this anymore."
Manchester United takes on Burnley in the Premier League at 21:00 CET on Wednesday, trying to close the gap on third-placed Chelsea, who are nine points ahead of them with two games remaining.
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