Man United Stars Tell Erik Ten Hag What He Must Do to Beat Liverpool

Man United Stars Tell Erik Ten Hag What He Must Do to Beat Liverpool

  • A section of Manchester United players have reportedly advised Erik ten Hag to take a more pragmatic approach when they play Liverpool
  • The Red Devils have found it difficult to adapt to Ten Hag's style of football, with the side suffering humiliating defeats in two of their opening matches of the new season
  • Key among the changes Ten Hag could implement against the Reds include dropping Hatty Maguire from his starting XI

Several Manchester United players have reportedly urged Erik ten Hag to change his tactics when they take on Liverpool in their next clash.

United are scheduled to host their bitter rivals at Old Trafford on Monday night, August 22, in what will be their third fixture of the new season.

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Manchester United's manager Erik Ten Hag in action during a training session before the match against Liverpool at Rajamangala stadium. Photo by Vachira Vachira.
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Both teams will be heading into the mouthwatering clash off a poor start to the campaign, with the Red Devils sitting bottom of the log after losing two of their opening matches.

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Liverpool are equally in a bad state, having dropped points in their fixtures against Fulham and Crystal Palace.

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Man United stars want Eik ten Hag to change his tactics

Having failed to pick a single point in their opening matches, United players now want their manager to change his tactics when they play Jurgen Klopp's charges.

According to Metro UK, Ten Hag arrived with a clear idea of the tactics that he wanted to implement, including replicating the management style that brought him success at Ajax.

However, United have looked ill-equipped to carry out the Dutchman's style of football, a situation which has seen several players urge him to take a more pragmatic approach against Liverpool.

It has been claimed that key among the changes Ten Hag could make is dropping captain Harry Maguire from his starting XI.

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Sports Brief had earlier reported that it has now emerged that Erik ten Hag ordered Manchester United players to train on a day they were meant to rest.

The football world is still reeling from shock after Manchester United were humbled by Brentford 4-0 on Saturday evening. It was a new low for the club, which has now lost back-to-back games in the Premier League.

Ten Hag did away with the rest day of the players and made them run at least 13.8 kilometres in the sun.

Source: Sports Brief News