Andre Onana makes AFCON call after Man Utd flop reverses Cameroon retirement

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    Manchester United's struggling goalkeeper Andre Onana may choose not to play for Cameroon at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

    The 27-year-old announced his retirement from international duty back in December but was recalled in August after joining United for an initial fee of £43million on a five-year deal. However, his form is said to be playing on his mind.

    ESPN report that Onana is considering not playing for his country at the tournament that runs between January and February because of his struggles at club level. The report adds that a series of costly mistakes has meant that he is reluctant to spend time away.

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    Onana, who won three Eredivisie titles with Ajax and the Coppa Italia with Inter, finished third at AFCON back in 2021. His return to the fold came, which came after a disagreement with manager Rigobert Song, was assisted by pressure from the Cameroon FA.

    Should he fail to cut out the errors that have ruined his first few months at United, he might not be able to add to his 35 caps in the New Year. Ten Hag said after the recent blunder that led to Casemiro's red card in the defeat against Galatasaray: "We are happy with our goalkeeping group.

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    "Andre was in one semifinal of the Champions League [with Ajax], he was in the final last season [with Inter] so he has capabilities to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world and he has shown that.

    "We have already seen in games his great capabilities, also his personality. He will bounce back."

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    The goalkeeping struggles have raised eyebrows considering the club released David de Gea after after 12 years at the club in the summer, with the Spaniard yet to find a new home.

    The 32-year-old's most recent Instagram video featured a video of himself training alone in a bid to stay fit. His caption read: "Work hard. Push yourself." As one fan said in the comments: "Please come back to united. Onana isn't good as you are."

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