ERIK TEN HAG has ordered his gamers to have one-to-one classes with him to fix Manchester United’s damaged dressing room.
The under-pressure boss is determined to save lots of his personal job by main the membership out of their newest disaster.
Erik ten Hag desires to enhance squad morale in a bid to finish the unhealthy run of outcomesCredit score: Reuters
Ten Hag desires to know from every participant what points they’ve with him, his employees, team-mates and coaching in a collection of clear-the-air conferences at this time and tomorrow.
Midfielder Scott McTominay has backed the Dutchman to repair the mess, insisting the gamers will “combat like canines” to save lots of their season.
Wednesday’s surprising 3-0 Carabao Cup defeat at house to Newcastle — an eighth loss in 15 video games — condemned the Pink Devils to their worst begin in 61 years.
McTominay, 26, declared: “My ideas are with the followers as a result of we’re not enjoying nicely and it’s tough for them.
“They pay their hard-earned cash each week to look at us and the least we are able to do is play nicely and win matches.
“We’ve to remain tight and preserve a transparent head. We will’t get too emotional. We’ve to dam all of it out. Everybody has to return collectively and we’ve got to combat like canines.
“The followers wish to see outcomes and performances and to see the gamers smiling and glad.
“It’s not occurring in the mean time, however I’m 100 per cent certain the supervisor can put that into follow and it may well come off.”
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Time is working out for Ten Hag, with the following three video games very important to his future, as bookies made the Dutchman 6-5 second favorite to be the primary Prem supervisor sacked this season.
United’s Newcastle KO got here after Sunday’s humiliating 3-0 Outdated Trafford derby defeat to Manchester Metropolis.
And former Outdated Trafford star Gary Neville hinted on the axe for Ten Hag, posting: “We’ve seen it earlier than, we all know the way it ends and we’ve had sufficient.”
However fellow United legend Wayne Rooney insists the gamers “can do much more than what they’re doing for him.”
Rooney, now Birmingham boss, declared: “There’s loads of strain, Ten Hag is aware of that.
“However the gamers must take some duty.
“I do know a number of the gamers there and so they’re not performing to the degrees they will.
“In the end, it begins and ends with the supervisor. He’ll get the critics however the gamers can do much more.”
United go to Fulham on Saturday earlier than travelling to Copenhagen within the Champions League after which host Luton.
A 15-day worldwide break follows earlier than a visit to Everton.
United are eighth within the Prem, out of the Carabao Cup and going through a Champions League exit.
And McTominay informed MUTV: “Each time we return contained in the dressing room, the anger is in direction of ourselves for not pleasing the followers.
“I can guarantee followers that’s crucial factor in our heads, we wish to do it for the individuals who journey house and away to assist us.
“We’re not in our greatest interval. We’ve to stay collectively. Everybody desires this membership to succeed and we’ve got to tug collectively.
“We’ve obtained greater than sufficient expertise to try this, however one thing isn’t clicking. That’s as much as the supervisor and the gamers to repair and I’m 100 per cent assured we are going to.”