Solskjaer’s £130 million thrown away

09 Feb 2022 | 07:40 | Football

 The Old Trafford team has invested heavily in the transfer business under coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but this has not brought the expected results.

As a guest on Burnley’s field, Manchester United once again dropped the victory despite having the upper hand for most of the time. Similar to what happened in the loss to Middlesbrough, coach Ralf Rangnick’s teachers and students still had the lead goal and continued to create a series of delicious opportunities to double the gap. However, the Red Devils’ strikers took turns squandering, and Burnley finally found an equalizer.

The attack played poorly, and in fact, Man Utd’s defense was not much better, especially in the second half. They soon conceded and continuously let Burnley threaten David De Gea’s goal, in which, the most reprehensible was Harry Maguire – who made a mistake directly leading to the Red Devil’s only goal.
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 Solskjaer’s expensive contract so far is still disappointing. 

After a couple of impressive performances, Maguire returned to his old self: a slow, unjudgmental, situation-reading centre-back. Statistics from Whoscored show that the captain of Man Utd did not have any successful cutting situations against Burnley, along with only 1 tackle and 1 release situation – really poor parameters. .

Most of all, it was Maguire who was the direct factor that made Man Utd concede, when he decided to rush to intercept Weghorst and failed, then the weakness in speed made the former Leicester star easily surpassed by Rodriguez. Maguire has continued to show that he is not worthy of the £ 80 million that Man Utd has spent, and obviously, this is not the only blockbuster failure of the Red Devils under coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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 Maguire lacks consistency. 

Before Burnley, Rangnick continued to trust Diogo Dalot for the right-back position, and this was the 6th time in a row that the Portuguese star started in all competitions. Obviously, this decision is like a statement from Rangnick, that Dalot has officially won the starting position from Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

The British star has been stable for a long time, and he is still on the bench. In other words, now, Solskjaer’s £50 million can’t even find his way into the starting lineup. Of course, Rangnick has a reason not to use Wan-Bissaka, when the ability to support the attack of the former Crystal Palace star has not improved after all this time with Man Utd.
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 Wan-Bissaka is stuck on the bench. 

Overall, £130 million for the duo of Maguire and Wan-Bissaka, so far, can be said to be completely failed investments. Obviously, this is an expensive lesson for Man Utd to determine the value of players more accurately in the future. 

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