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Kobbie Mainoo praises ten Hag and downplays racist incident

Kobbie Mainoo recently made his competitive debut for England in their 1-0 win over Serbia on Saturday. However, the match has been overshadowed by reports of racist chanting directed at the England team. When asked about the incident, Mainoo stated, “I’ve not heard any. I only heard about it on the way over, but as it is an ongoing investigation, I will leave it to UEFA to decide whatever is going on with it.”

Reflecting on his journey and the support he has received, Mainoo expressed his gratitude towards Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag. “I am so grateful for Erik ten Hag, I can’t thank him enough” Mainoo said. “He’s already got two trophies, hopefully there are more to come. It is nice to have that peace of mind, we know what manager we are going back to in the new season.”

Mainoo’s debut marks a significant milestone in his career, and his comments highlight both his dedication to the national team and appreciation for his club manager’s guidance. As investigations into the chanting continue, Mainoo remains focused on his performance and future opportunities with England and Manchester United. Next for the Three Lions at Euro 2024 is a match against Denmark on Thursday.