Gary Neville tells selfish, wacky Man United stars couldn’t play for Man City or Liverpool – and says Erik ten Hag could be denied their ‘GRAVEY OF reputations’ after ‘hurting’ Rangnick and ‘knocking down’ Solskjaer
- Manchester United’s dismal season continued with Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Everton
- They lost a chance to catch up on a seemingly distant top four
- Gary Neville won 17 major accolades at Old Trafford but called the team a ‘farce’
Gary Neville’s honest and stinging criticism of Manchester United continued, with the club legend once again sticking the boot in the current squad for his discomfort.
The Red Devils’ tumultuous campaign hit a new low on Saturday as they lost 1-0 to relegation side Everton.
The lukewarm defeat saw seventh-placed United squander the chance to bolster their top four hopes – especially as Arsenal and West Ham, who sit fifth and sixth, also lost at the weekend.
Gary Neville stuck the boot at Manchester United again after losing to Everton
United legend Neville called the current Red Devils squad ‘a bit of a joke’ after their latest loss
United’s miserable display contrasted sharply with the football on Sunday between their most hated rivals as Manchester City and Liverpool drew 2-2 in a high-octane affair.
And reflecting on the gap between his former side and the Premier League‘s top two, the 48-year-old said it couldn’t be compared.
“I have very few words left for Manchester United,” he said on the Podcast by Gary Neville. “No more anger, no more comment. It’s a bit of a joke; you almost expect it from them. The players take Ralf Rangnick with them. They are bad.
“When I look at Manchester City and Liverpool, they have humble football players; no over inflated egos, they understand their position, the team comes first.
“There is not a single Manchester United player who would go into either of these two teams, so why would you have an over-inflated ego, do you think you don’t need to work hard or ‘to be mindless?’ I can not see anymore.
He said no member of United’s current squad will feature in the Liverpool and Manchester City XIs.
Reconstruction work ahead of next season is already underway at Old Trafford, with the Red Devils looking to appoint Erik ten Hag as their new manager this summer.
However, given the state United find themselves in Neville, Neville fears the Ajax boss could be discouraged into taking the job and damage his reputation, with interim Rangnick ‘hurt’ by the events that unfolded. are currently taking place.
“I suspect Rangnick will speak honestly to Ten Hag, [Donny] van de Beek will answer him honestly,’ continued Neville, who won 17 major accolades during an illustrious United career. We know Edwin van der Sar is at Ajax and will speak honestly to Ten Hag.
“They will say you have to be very careful before you go to Manchester United because it can be a graveyard for reputations at the moment.”
“Rangnick came with an incredible reputation but now he’s starting to get hurt by what’s going on around him and he looks weaker and more vulnerable on the touchline due to the performance of the players on the pitch, which is not have nothing to do with him.”
Neville fears Ajax boss Erik ten Hag could spurn United’s interest in taking over
Neville believes current United caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick has been ‘hurt’ by their disputes
Ex-boss Ole Gunnar Soldskjaer was also disappointed with United’s players, says Neville