Manchester United’s chances of a top-four finish were hit hard on Saturday after a 1-0 loss to Everton, Frank Lampard’s relegated side at Goodison Park.
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Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo has ‘had enough’ at the Red Devils following their defeat to the Red Devils. Everton on Saturday.
Despite being in poor form and at the top of the relegation zone, the Toffees beat United 1-0 thanks to a 27-minute Anthony Gordon strike. overcame David de Gea, causing Goodison Park to be confused.
The loss means that the Red Devils are currently six points behind the top 4 and their chances Champions League Football is extremely fragile right now, especially considering how the team is running late. Asked by Premier League Producing what happened to United after the loss, Hargreaves replied: “What happened right? A lot of things went wrong. What did they do right?
‘The effort wasn’t there, their passes were poor, they barely had a shot on target. I don’t think they’ve done much. There’s a place in the top four at stake here. Look, Anthony Gordon played as if it made sense to him. Everton may go down, but United can go to the Champions League, where they all want to.
“Their name suggests that’s where they should be. But it didn’t feel like they thought it was a must-win. You want them to perform but we don’t see it. No real quality. Look at Cristiano Ronaldo in that game, he had enough. He has no service. He has nothing to do with him.
“There are a lot of good players out there but really you should expect way, much more from Manchester United. Ronaldo barely sniffed Frank Lampard’s Everton, he struggled to link play and influence, had two shots – one was blocked and the other was one of four on target. United’s goal in the match.
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United are expected to undergo a major overhaul in the summer when a new manager is appointed, and they will certainly need good support during the transfer window. Interim coach Ralf Rangnick was unable to sign any players in January, with higher power at the club wanting the German successor to have the biggest budget possible when they join the team. Old Trafford owner.
However, the club could face the consequences of not allowing the former RB Leipzig coach to sign anyone because he was unable to apply a high pressing, attacking system to the team. Speaking after Saturday’s defeat, Rangnick said: “With all due respect to Everton – because they have a good team – but if you don’t score against a team that has conceded three goals. BurnleyYou can’t expect to get anything out of it.
“The first 25 minutes, we had complete control of the game. We didn’t even take advantage of enough in that overwhelming period. You could feel Everton crumbling after that result against Burnley. Literally. They played quite logically not full of confidence but we didn’t capitalize on that.”