Manchester United: What hope if Moyes keeps picking these two?

David Moyes tells us that Manchester United have, at times, played quite well in defeat. But compared to any Manchester United team under Sir Alex, this is not playing well. It’s not even playing badly. It’s just a rudderless mess. A tangle of legs and arms desperately chasing the ball.

Having watched Manchester United all of my life, I can not remember a time when they have passed the ball so badly and with so little purpose or forward thrust.

Yes the players have to take some stick but, lest we forget, the same group won the title at a canter last season.

There are many reasons why Manchester United are playing badly this season but David Moyes’s selections and tactics have, at times, been questionable. In many eyes he is picking the wrong players and formations.

Manchester United had a must win game against Stoke at the weekend and Manchester United didn’t have another game for a week.

Yet, with no need to rest players, Moyes decided to leave his best performer of the season, Adnan Januzaj, on the bench for the second game. To further dampen the spirits and ruin many a weekend he selected Ashley Young and Tom Cleverley as starters.

Moyes gets paid millions of pounds every year for his decision making ability but how can any manager justify playing these two?

Ashley Young – Young does nothing for months then hits a flukey belter against poor opposition at home and gets a run in the team on the back of it. Again. Only to disappoint hugely. As usual. David Moyes deserves to be sacked if he thinks that Young is up to the job for Manchester United. We can’t understand for the life of us why a struggling Manchester United, looking for some kind of consistency, would select him over Januzaj.

Tom Cleverley – Moyes let Anderson go. He was a better player than Cleverley. We have never been Darren Fletcher autograph hunters but he’s a far better choice than the Englishman. Tom Cleverley goes missing far too often. You can’t do that in central midfield for a top club. Not for long anyway.

Moyes is getting paid millions in salary for his football expertise. But my nan could tell you that these two aren’t good enough for Manchester United.

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8 Responses to Manchester United: What hope if Moyes keeps picking these two?

  1. Mark says:

    Young and Cleverley are hopeless at best. You can also throw Nani and Valencia into this mix as well. What can we do???? There is a massive problem here!!!! David Moyes is not exactly the inspiring manager that world class players would gravitate towards. I have absolutely nothing against the man as a manager, at a mid tier club but not at the top tier. I feel that it could be pretty much the same old, same old as we more forward which would only drag us into that mid tier area. This is not who we are. For us to attract the world class talent that we so desperately need, we need a management and mindset shift. The fact that Mourinho was able to snatch Namanja Matic from under our noses speaks volumes. Love him or hate him, Mourinho is able to attract top talent, something that Moyes obviously cannot do. Sorry but he has to go, before the Club spirals right out of control, and believe me, we are on the brink!!!!

  2. Orlando says:

    Pls sacked Moyes now before manutd get worse

  3. Dithering Dave Moyes Fan Club says:

    Don’ get too depressed…..we still have Nani……and Fellaini is to come back…….but my money is on Zaha (Who the frozen one does not rate)…..Zaha to be excellent at Cardiff….Ole to gain lots of points on us……Ah well …Fulham, Arsenal next…..then Palace………Hopefully he will be sacked afteone of those three…..

  4. Vincent says:

    Poor fellows DM thinks he is smart bt he is absolute bonkers ave stopped watching most of manu games heavens 4bid- i dnt want to hv a heart attack

  5. in1voice says:

    Totally agree. Young and Cleverly and Wellback as well are not even Premier League quality players. They should be sold immediately. Promote Nick Powell and Jesse Lingard instead. Moyes better act, or he will face the sack. And please improve the defence.

  6. allen says:

    i agree with you guys cleverly,young,smalling,are not good for man united.Moyes doesn’t know how to manage a big club,as for last game how can you pick cleverly ahead of experienced Fletcher and young for impressing januzaj and valencia on the bench.moyes must be sacked surely we are tired

  7. Adam 7ya says:

    I am a gunner and i enjoy a man u loss twice as much as an arsenal win. Moyes must stay!

  8. bayo says:

    What needs to happen for Moyes to get sacked, we out of all competition except champions league and when we get dump, he would come and say that man utd does not deserve to qualify for the next round.
    We have a coach that can not fused the chemistry of van persie and roony to work actively and yet is deaf to the potential of playing the four biggest player potential of the league, scaring opponents into submission. Truly he is clueless and he needs to go.

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