Manchester United must do one thing about supervisor Erik ten Hag, in keeping with former Arsenal star and pundit Paul Merson.
The Purple Devils have misplaced two dwelling video games in a row by a 3-0 score-line, struggling humiliation by the hands of their rivals Manchester Metropolis within the Manchester Derby on the weekend earlier than being knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Newcastle United final evening.
Ten Hag did some respectable work in troublesome circumstances final season, profitable a trophy with Man Utd and getting them again into the Champions League, but this campaign has started terribly, and it’s arduous to think about the Dutch tactician will get for much longer to show issues round.
Merson believes it might already be time for the membership board to have necessary conversations and make a decision, with the pundit clearly not sounding optimistic about Ten Hag’s capability to elevate the crew out of this damaging spiral.
“The face I see each week is Ten Hag chewing gum, stone-faced. It’s all I see and one thing has received to be achieved,” Merson mentioned on Sky Sports activities, as quoted by the Metro.
“It’s now an enormous sport on Saturday away to Fulham. I don’t see how a lot additional this goes on. I do know I learn within the papers it might price £15m. I do know they might say that’s quite a bit however they’ve simply let £80m go to waste in not taking part in Jadon Sancho.
“They chased this child for I don’t know the way lengthy, he says one factor, and now he’s fully out. He’ll in all probability exit on mortgage in January and so they’ll be paying half his wages.
“This must get sorted and personally I feel it’s poisonous. I don’t take any discover of it being poisonous behind the scenes. I’m extra nervous on the pitch which is the place it counts. They’re in every single place and if not for a last-minute penalty they’d have drawn at dwelling to Copenhagen. Come on, get severe.
“For me, he’s beneath severe strain and they have to have a gathering and see what they do. He has misplaced the gamers, you don’t begin getting beat the best way they’re getting beat.
“All people loses soccer matches however there are methods of shedding and tonight, like final week, they had been simply fully crushed. It isn’t good in any respect. Every little thing was too straightforward for Newcastle.”