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Man Utd chief Woodward explains Jones TV 'exchange'

Manchester United chief Ed Woodward has lifted the lid on his apparent exchange with Phil Jones during defeat to West Ham,

The executive vice-chairman was caught uttering something in the direction of Red Devils' defender Jones in the stands during Sky Sports' broadcast of the 2-0 loss at the London Stadium on September 22.

The interaction came after the centre-back - who was sitting behind Woodward during the match - was shown seemingly muttering something under his breath.

However, Woodward has denied those claims and insisted that he was talking to United's club secretary Rebecca Britain - sitting next to Jones - about an incident in the game.

"Phil was talking about whether decisions were offside or not," he explained in an interview with club fanzine United We Stand.

"There was a foul and I turned around to Rebecca Britain, our club secretary [and said] 'Was that a yellow card on him? [Issa] Diop?'"

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