Manchester United made a flying start to the new season on Saturday afternoon, powering past Leeds United.
Bruno Fernandes opened the scoring half an hour into what turned out to be a stunning performance from the hosts, with the Portuguese star netting a hat-trick while Paul Pogba racked up four assists.
Luke Ayling’s screamer had levelled the scores early in the second half, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side proceeded to blitz their opponents.
One man who didn’t impress however was Dan James, with the Wales international struggling to get involved in the action before being withdrawn in the second half.
James struggles to make his mark in United rout
Despite the comfortable victory, which has the Red Devils top of the early table, James started on the right-hand side of United’s attack ahead of new signing Jadon Sancho and did not impress fans.
His Sofascore rating of 6.8 was the third-lowest of United’s outfielders after he failed to deliver an accurate cross and lost possession 12 times.
James lasted 74 minutes before Solskjaer sent on Sancho for his debut.
These United fans critical of James
“Dan James looks like some random fan that Ole picked to play for Manchester United”
“Send Dan James on loan to Mozambique.”
“I think Dan James is in the wrong sport. Man should be representing Wales on track & field events, 100 & 200 meters precisely.”
“Dan James? Cmon just get rid of him please. Championship player if I ever seen one”
“Dan James should just go uni and become a lawyer. This football ting ain’t for him.”
“Dan James need to be sold good lad but not made for Manchester United at all”
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