Manchester United are currently being held back by inconsistent performances from their best gamers, previous defender Rio Ferdinand claimed right after their shock 2-1 defeat by bottom side Sheffield United in the Leading League on Wednesday.
United, who would have changed Manchester Metropolis at the top rated of the desk with a get, have been on a good operate in latest months and delivered an inspired performance to knock bitter rivals Liverpool out of the FA Cup on Sunday.
“Past week (versus) Liverpool, huge performance,” Ferdinand explained to BT Activity. “(Versus) Base of the league Sheffield United dour, lifeless at times. The inconsistencies really don’t acquire you the league.
“It’s what we said about Manchester United for numerous, quite a few months that the inconsistencies of individuals on this team is what’s keeping them back.”
United’s large-identify players have been nameless from Chris Wilder’s aspect, who experienced won only one particular league video game all season coming into the match.
“Bruno Fernandes, who they have relied on so seriously in current months, months, failed to get it likely nowadays. Paul Pogba the identical,” Ferdinand included.
“… Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial ended up invisible.
“If anyone was starting to get carried away at Aged Trafford… it was a actuality test.”
Manchester United deal with a journey to Arsenal in the league on Saturday.