Manchester United defender Phil Jones has failed to live up to expectations ever since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.
Jones has struggled with injuries during his time at Old Trafford and has been a regular sight on the sidelines in recent years.
Privately, the club accept his fitness can no longer be relied upon, despite a successful surgery to sort out an issue with his knee. The 28-year-old has played just two games in the Premier League this season and finds himself below his teammates Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly in the pecking order.
This is quite a shocking statistic, considering the fact United paid Blackburn £17m for his signature back in 2011.
The Red Devils are ready to sell Jones if the right offer arrives and he will be allowed to leave in the summer.
His old boss David Moyes is keen to reunite with his former pupil, although that largely depends on whether or not West Ham stay in the Premier League at the end of the season.
Naturally, lots of United fans blasted Jones, with one suggesting it is “unbelievable” that it took the club so long to deem him surplus to requirements, with a couple of fans calling him a “fraud” and “made of glass” in reference to his injury record.
Scroll through some of the scathing reactions so far…
We've known this for a long time tbh. It's a shame that injuries have hampered his United career cos much was expected of him when we first signed. He has done very well on occasions it's just his fitness record isn't good enough. If we get a good enough offer let him go
— Chris Silvester (@ChrisSilveste14) July 14, 2020
Unbelievable. Still only ‘if the right offer comes in’ though..
— adam (@opzun) July 15, 2020
He’s made of glass.
— Darren Rigg (@superDarrenRigg) July 15, 2020
Pls sell him for free that guy is fraud..
— ANKUR (@AnkurUNITED) July 15, 2020
Even when fit, he’s just not good enough.
— Why-Vee 💎 (@WhyVee) July 14, 2020
Rubbish allowed to leave or tell him to leave
— olumide segilola (@mighty1711) July 15, 2020
Offer? Who’s going to make an offer for an unreliable player?
— John (@jdpc77) July 15, 2020
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