Neil Warnock is of the idea that three Middlesbrough defenders are “higher than Manchester United’s defence”.
The Crimson Devils have endured a hard season in 2021/22 thus far. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left the membership earlier this time period and he has been changed by Ralf Rangnick.
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Rangnick’s facet have the joint-worst defensive file (together with West Ham) out of the highest seven groups within the Premier League.
Man Utd beat Aston Villa within the FA Cup thrid spherical on Monday and they’ll face Middlesbrough within the subsequent stage. The fourth spherical will happen between February 4 and seven.
Warnock has advised talkSPORT that his former membership have a greater defence than Man Utd:
“They’ve acquired nice people however not a workforce.
“They’ve acquired my previous workforce Middlesbrough within the subsequent spherical of the FA Cup and I wouldn’t swap any of their defenders for the again three at Middlesbrough – Dael Fry, Anfernee Dijksteele and Paddy McNair.
“I feel they’re higher than Man United‘s defence.
“The workforce in the mean time, it appears like all of them take care of themselves. Harry Maguire’s the captain however I feel he wants assist at instances. I feel they’ve acquired a serious downside in the mean time.
“For me it’s extra of an arm spherical in an workplace job. It’s not his bodily side, it’s similar to every thing in life is in opposition to him on the minute.
“If you happen to’re a supervisor it is best to have your finger on the heartbeat. You’ll be able to inform he’s not comfortable, he’s not doing this and that, you’ve acquired to get him to at least one facet and discover out.”
Elsewhere, Charlie Austin has urged that Man Utd have “no probability” of profitable the Premier League “for ten years”:
“You’ll be able to return so far as you need to: they’re a shadow of what they had been earlier than.
“After I was rising up, Man United was the most important workforce. All people would say, ‘Man United, they win trophies’ – United have gotten no probability of profitable the Premier League in years and years!
“They have no probability, let’s be trustworthy, of profitable the Premier League for practically ten years.”