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Andre Onana is facing a ban from Manchester United, and the goalie, who is under criticism, is considering making a change of heart.Andre Onana is facing a ban from Manchester United, and the goalie, who is under criticism, is considering making a change of heart.

As a result of his tendency to make mistakes throughout the season, Andre Onana’s status at Manchester United is coming under increasing scrutiny. The Cameroonian goalkeeper is adamant about maintaining his starting position.In the event that Andre Onana declines a call-up to the Cameroon squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, he may be barred from playing for Manchester United.

 

In the beginning of this season, Onana disclosed that he had changed his mind about his decision to retire from international football, which he had made during the World Cup the previous year. Nevertheless, the 27-year-old hasHis inclusion in Rigobert Song’s squad for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which will take place between the 13th of January and the 11th of February, is still anticipated. In the event that Cameroon advances to the final round, Onana will be taken out of the Premier League and FA Cup for a total of six matches.The manager of United, Erik ten Hag, is planning to insert Altay Bayindir into the starting lineup while Onana is away from the team. In addition, the Cameroonian is concerned that the Turk would wind up permanently replacing him due to the fact that he has made a lot of mistakes at this point in the season.

 

Because of this, it is possible that he will decide not to take advantage of the opportunity to travel to the Ivory Coast for the tournament. Should he choose to do so, however, it is possible that FIFA regulations will prevent him from playing for United during the entirety of the tournament.Their rules stipulate that “A player who has been called up by his association for one of its representative teams is, unless otherwise agreed by the relevant association, not entitled to play for the club with which he is registered during the period for which he has been released or should have been released… plus an additional period of five days.”This indicates that United and Onana would need to request a special dispensation from Cameroon in order to make it possible for him to play for the club. Back in 2017, Joel Matip and Liverpool were both hit by a situation that was very similar.

 

For the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) that year, Matip had been called up to the Cameroon side; however, he declined the call-up because he had retired from international football while playing for Schalke. However, upon reaching that decision, the defender did not follow the protocol established by FIFA and instead informed Cameroon’s national organization through a letter.

 

As a consequence of this, he was unable to participate in two matches for the Reds before the issue was remedied. These matches were those against Manchester United in the Premier League and Plymouth Argyle in the FA Cup. Given that Onana has now reestablished himself as Cameroon’s number one player, it is almost probable that he will be called up to the national team.The Indomitable Lions have been placed in Group C, which also includes Guinea, Gambia, and Senegal, the reigning Africa Cup of Nations champions. Ten Hag, who is currently back at United, continues to be completely supportive of the error-prone Onana, despite the fact that he has cautioned him about making mistakes in the future.

 

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