Following Peter Crouch’s comments to the BBC over Manchester United needing to strengthen in midfield and attack this January, some supporters have flocked to social media to back up the pundit’s verdict – demanding manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scour the market for fresh talent.
Paul Pogba’s reintroduction to the team during their Sunday loss to Premier League bottom side Watford appeared to inject much-needed creativity at the heart of the pitch, something they’ve had to do without, even while the partnership of Fred and Scott McTominay has its benefits.
Speaking after United’s defeat at Vicarage Road, Crouch also believes they should build the team around Pogba’s ingenuity – and failing that, search the transfer window for some creative midfielders who could do the job.
Here’s how supporters demanded midfield upgrades on social media in response to the ex-England international.
Fred, pereira & mct are squad players. Need some proper quality in their along side pogba
— YeLo (@Cpod5002008) December 23, 2019
But Ole says he is happy with midfield….and if he isn’t then he is team Woodward and taking us for a ride. Wolly the puppet
— Rich Carter (@67Carter1) December 23, 2019
It’s funny how we said this before the season started but these pundits said nothing, now that it’s happening it’s ‘obvious’, maybe fans should replace these fraud pundits
— huzaifa kawsar (@huzaifa_kawsar) December 23, 2019
— josh jennings🔰 (@Josh_mufc20) December 23, 2019
Ole and @Junny891 said he loses ball dodo so we shouldn’t sign him…funniest statement ever when you are Pereira and Lingard as ur CAMs
— bRa_pLiEs🇬🇭 (@bra_plies) December 23, 2019
Cheers Peter we had no idea 👍
— ! (@j8seph_) December 23, 2019
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