Oh dear.Just read the as usual very thorough United Rant post on the Wolfsburg exit. Also Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes and Michael Owen on their embarrassment, and sticking with the theme I borrowed the Riches and Embarrassment graphic from Scott at the Republik of Mancunia.
Then there’s Jamie Jackson’s damning verdict in the Guardian.
This is nuts. The anguish, the agita, the embarrassment! (You want embarrassment try some of these.) Despite the “resources” they had two kids at full back, the country’s best centre half crocked, and of course Memphis Depay. That’s like playing with 9 and a half men.
Yes Van Gaal has made mistakes, and our man Memphis maybe the biggest. Yes he’s spent around 250 million quid. But rebuilding a stumbling superpower is tough. As pointed out in an earlier post Alex Ferguson’s first three years weren’t brilliant. Who can ever forget….?
Bournemouth Saturday let’s see what happens there