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Next for the chopping block at Manchester United?

Date: 24th April 2014 at 6:49pm
Written by Christy Malyan

Unless you've spent the last three days with your head in a wasp nest, you'll be well aware that the David Moyes 'era' at Manchester United has been brought to a rather abrupt, share-price-rising end. The Scot never settled during his 10 months at Old Trafford, but debates over whether his departure came too early or too late will be spared for another occasion. Rather, this article considers what Moyes' dismissal means for one of the two senior signings he made as Manchester United boss - the equally controversial and similarly troubled Marouane Fellaini. Almost poetically, the Belgium international's on-pitch problems parallel those that plagued his manager in the dugout this season. No one can doubt Fellaini is a decent player, just as Moyes is a decent manager; they proved as much during their many years together at Goodison Park. But both struggled to embrace the magnitude of Manchester United. Fellaini's cumbersome midfield displays were symbolic of Moyes' backward and basic, unimaginative tactics, lacking any invention or intellect and trying to compensate for limits of quality with a wealth of aimless hustle and bustle. And of course, having joined the Old Trafford ranks from Moyes' ... Read More

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