It’s been a tough time for Manchester United since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, and our landlord here at the Transfer Tavern knows its not been the easiest of times for the United faithful, either. Going from great amounts of success in all competitions to 6th place isn’t the best but they’ll get back we are sure!
When a teams under performing you’ll often see the manager blamed and he’ll be your regular scape goat but when you have the ‘Special One’ in charge, it is not often he gets blamed! It took a long time before he was blamed for the downfall of Chelsea before his sacking.
With Mourinho and Manchester United when the success is low, the blame is often shifted to the players and it is often the same player that is used by either the club or the media as a scapegoat for their problems.
So who are they you ask? Well lets take a look at the the TWO Manchester United players who are always seemingly seen as scapegoats…