How total cost of Brighton XI that beat Man Utd defies Erik ten Hag’s transfer claims

Oh, Erik ten Hag. Out of all the possible cards you could have used to try and explain away Manchester United being beaten 3-1 at Old Trafford by Brighton & Hove Albion, why did you have to go for money?

“All the teams have spent a lot of money,” the Dutchman said in the wake of his side being completely outplayed by the Seagulls. “Brighton have spent money. When Man Utd come, it inflates the price. That is also true.”

It was an excuse thinner than Ten Hag’s hairline. The Albion XI named by Roberto De Zerbi was put together for under £16m. In Diogo Dalot, United had a full-back costing…


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