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Gary Neville has claimed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been guilty of “glaring tactical” mistakes at Manchester United.
The United manager has been under huge criticism after back-to-back home defeats to Liverpool and Manchester City.
Speaking to the Daily Mail, Neville has talked about the situation at the Red Devils. He said:
“I want Ole and the coaching team to start having an impact. It has to happen quickly. Ole has at least given United a thread of what the club should be.
“The worst for me that Ole can be is a great bridge to get United back to its values. It’s whether he can get them to the other side of the ravine and get them to a point where they will be successful again. And that at the moment is highly in doubt.
“It shocked me when I looked at the 3-0 Tottenham victory having looked at the defeat a week earlier against Liverpool. They looked compact and organised and drilled and I thought to myself: ‘What the hell was that against Liverpool, Villa, Villarreal, Everton, Leicester?’
“That tells you they can coach but they haven’t done it enough. They have to get their tactics right now. You know how hot it is now. People are lining up for a whack. I don’t think Ole and those players can take much more.
“This season has been a shock and they have a horrific week coming up. The signing of some very good players adds further condemnation to these recent performances.
“I think United with this squad should challenge for the title. But we are in a really bad position and it’s heartbreaking to watch Ole. For Man United fans who loved him and ex-players who still love him.
“It’s not easy commentating on a former team-mate. I think Ole not sorting out the compactness of the team earlier was silly. It was a glaring tactical omission.
“I am happy to say that. Not good enough. But I just won’t say the other thing. Not about Ole or any manager. I never have.”
Source – MEN