Rio Ferdinand has accused Man Utd of creating the identical mistake with Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani that they made years in the past with Radamel Falcao.
Ronaldo has scored 14 objectives in 21 matches since rejoining the Purple Devils from Juventus in the summertime switch window.
Nevertheless, the objectives have dried up a bit of of late for the Portugal worldwide with two objectives in his final 5 matches for Man Utd.
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Falcao spent a season on mortgage at Man Utd from French facet Monaco within the 2014-15 marketing campaign however solely managed 4 objectives in 29 appearances.
Rangnick has chosen to play Ronaldo and Cavani up entrance collectively in current weeks however Ferdinand claims Man Utd are making the identical mistake they made when enjoying Falcao as their predominant striker.
Ferdinand stated on his Vibe with 5 YouTube channel: “It’s all going off. I can’t even sit right here correctly. Having to take a seat right here and defend this workforce is killing me.
“My largest gripe is that for those who’ve received Cavani and Ronaldo in your workforce — two of in all probability the very best attackers of the ball from extensive areas — and also you don’t play with any actual width or any individuals which can be able to placing the ball in good areas — then it virtually appears like a pointless process.
“You’ve received to play to their strengths. It’s like once we performed [Radamel] Falcao years in the past. You usher in somebody nice at attacking balls, however then by no means cross the ball. How will you anticipate them to provide the products?
“Cristiano Ronaldo can do issues from different areas, so can Cavani.
“But when two of their massive strengths are from once they cross the ball, get the ball within the field.
“Play with a bit extra width, possibly. If he performs this 4-2-2-2, it’s about full-backs offering the width then.”
After watching Man Utd lose 1-0 to Wolves on Monday evening, Sky Sports activities pundit Jamie Redknapp was important of Rangnick and accused him of “making up programs” later within the match.
“They [Wolves] have been enjoying a facet so devoid of confidence, of concepts, of learn how to play, the system,” Redknapp stated on Sky Sports activities.
“We speak about managers coming into the sport, and Rangnick got here in with this famed 4-2-2-2 system.
“It doesn’t work for those who don’t have the best gamers. You need to play the best system. Then he went to a 3 on the again, a 4-4-2, and on the finish I feel he was making up programs.
“There was no actual id of how they have been making an attempt to play. The Watford efficiency was an actual low, however I’m positive the United followers thought no less than they have been good going ahead.
“There was nothing right now. If you watch Man Metropolis and the very best groups, they’ve management of the midfield. United by no means had that.
“By no means as soon as did they play passes to one another, or have a capability to take the sting out of the sport, they have been so poor right now.”