Victor Valdes has hit back at Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal after the Dutchman said the goalkeeper was to be sold for refusing to play in the reserves.
Van Gaal said on Wednesday that there was “no place” for someone like Valdes, who joined the club in January.
Valdes was left out of the United squad for their pre-season tour of the United States but the Spaniard posted a somewhat cryptic response to the claims on social media on Thursday.
The Spain international posted three screenshots of games he had played in for United’s Under-21 side and one image of him in the changing room after a game with some players, including midfielders Anderson and Jesse Lingard.
He captioned the images with: “…..? #respect”.
Valdes made two appearances for United’s first team last season, having penned am 18-month contract at Old Trafford in January.