United have reached the end of their cycle. A period of transition was always necessary

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Is Alex Ferguson accountable for Man United’s woes?

Date: 3rd January 2014 at 6:30pm
Written by Thomas Hallett

You can understand Alex Ferguson’s decision to retire when he did. He went out on a high having won his thirteenth league title in England and Manchester United’s twentieth. But the rebuilding process needed at Manchester United was in of much greater need than simply acquiring one of Europe’s best players, as he did with Robin van Persie. What we’re seeing from the United team at present is a group who have been sapped of their maximum output. Ferguson played a big hand in taking this team to the league title last season – combined with peripheral factors of underperforming challengers elsewhere – but it’s evident that this group, led by veteran figures, have offered all they can. Now it’s a matter of looking to the future and nurturing the younger players in the squad to become the ... Read More

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  • oneunder
    4 months ago

    The side is getting old especially in defence. Some younger players are needed. It’s obvious.

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