Erik ten Hag has circled Manchester United’s type. (Picture by Michael Regan/Getty Photographs)
Manchester United have been spectacular underneath Erik ten Hag however the brand new supervisor could begin to lose the belief of supporters if he doesn’t change his model of play, based on pundit and former participant Graeme Souness.
Ten Hag made a tough begin to his profession within the United dugout, dropping the 2 opening fixtures to Brighton & Hove Albion and Brentford, the latter in humiliating vogue because the Bees scored 4 earlier than half-time.
Since then, although, United have received 4 on the spin together with victories of Liverpool and Arsenal at Outdated Trafford to rise to fifth within the Premier League standings.
Ten Hag has been roundly praised for turning across the Purple Devils’ type after they regarded misplaced in these opening defeats, they usually have been the primary workforce to take any factors off Mikel Arteta’s Gunners once they secured a 3-1 win on Sunday afternoon.
Although Souness has been impressed by the character of United’s performances, he believes that followers will begin to demand a brand new model of play which is extra thrilling and fewer pragmatic.
‘They’re dogged, decided, they’re displaying actual spirit, togetherness,’ the previous Liverpool captain and supervisor informed Talksport. ‘I believe they’re taking part in in a realistic approach now, they’re not taking part in within the Manchester United approach.’
So long as I’ve been in soccer Man United play a sure approach, which is on the entrance foot, thrilling. They’re spectacular as a result of they’ve proven a togetherness to win video games, However going ahead is that how he needs to play? Is that how Man United supporters need their workforce to play? No.’
‘However there’s been a little bit of a reset to suppose, “we’ve to be somewhat bit extra cautious, somewhat bit extra pragmatic,” and it’s working for them for the time being.’
United proceed their season with a Europa League fixture at dwelling to Actual Sociedad on Thursday, earlier than travelling to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace on Sunday.
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