Manchester United may have had so called ‘easy’ fixtures for the first three months of Louis van Gaal’s reign at the club, but now the tricky matches are coming thick and fast.
The Red Devils have had to contend with Chelsea visiting Old Trafford and have an even more daunting trip to the Etihad on the weekend as they face neighbours Manchester City and not only is a whole heap of pride at stake, but a place in the top four of the Premier League is as well.
United are great going forward, no one would try and debate that, but at the back they leave a fair bit to be desired and with that in mind, we have come up with five reasons their defence will cause them real issues this season.
Click on Jones and Smalling to unveil the five reasons we think United’s top four hopes will be hindered by their defence.
Manchester United fans. How problematic is your defence becoming this season? Is it the root of all your issues? Let us know your thoughts below or tweet us @LaFootyettes.
8 years ago
up utd.d issue of defence has been a great problem to man utd in recent times. but i blv it will take time.i trust LVG.he knows d problem already.i know u will buy a world class defender and a good defensive midfielder come january open transfer.long live man utd. man utd for life.up man utd.