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'Mourinho Banned Me From The Dressing Room On My Birthday'

A former Manchester United player has revealed he was banned from the dressing room on his birthday by manager Jose Mourinho.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger spent two seasons at United after leaving Bayern Munich, but only registered 35 appearances in total.

The German World Cup winner joined the club in Louis van Gaal's final season, but only made four appearances in the 2016/2017 campaign when Mourinho arrived and reveals he was hurt by the treatment.

"It was very strange on my birthday I came to the dressing room wanted to change, but then someone told me I'm not allowed to go in and I had to change in the dressing room and had to play with the second team.

"I was very hurt because no-one was talking to me. Then I was speaking to Mourinho about it and he explained something to me something which I really did not understand and it had to do with the second injury that I got.

"I had a lot of respect for [Mourinho], but I did not understand the situation why I was not allowed to train play with the first team. There were some different opinions about me being professional which is not true.

"Mourinho apologised and said he made a mistake which, of course, was nice but I lost my heart and love a little bit towards the club, not the fans, not players, not the people who live in Manchester, it was not easy.

"If I want to do something I want to do with it with my full heart full energy. It hurt me so much it was great pain for me and I couldn't really trust [the club]."

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