Gary Neville has blasted Manchester United’s gamers for his or her half in Sunday’s humiliating 6-1 defeat to Tottenham.
The Pink Devils have been 4-1 down at half-time due to objectives from Heung-min Son (2), Harry Kane and Tanguy Ndombele.
Tottenham didn’t let up within the second-half as Serge Aurier bought in on the act earlier than Kane accomplished his brace from the penalty spot.
United performed with ten males for 62 minutes due to Anthony Martial’s pink card as he raised his arms to Erik Lamela, however they have been all the time second finest at Previous Trafford.
Pink Devils legend Neville branded United’s gamers ‘pathetic, spiritless and spineless’, however insisted off-the-pitch points didn’t assist.
He instructed Sky Sports activities: “There is no such thing as a excuse for these 11 gamers out on that pitch at the moment or 13, 14 gamers which have performed in that sport, as a result of they have been completely pathetic.
“Their physique language was horrible. It was spiritless and spineless in that second-half.
“However I believe once you’ve bought a squad that lacks resilience, lacks the know-how about easy methods to win, you’re then eager about the off-the-pitch [issues] with Harry Maguire and Mason Greenwood, you begin eager about the darkness round recruitment and never getting the gamers.
“They see Man City signal gamers, Liverpool signal gamers, Chelsea signal gamers, and the minute Spurs went 2-1 up, it’s virtually as if all these damaging ideas drained each single little bit of confidence out of them.
“It’s not proper, however that’s what occurred right here.”
Donny van de Beek, a £40million arrival from Ajax, has been United’s solely summer season signing up to now, nevertheless, they’re set to usher in Edinson Cavani and Alex Telles earlier than Monday’s 11pm deadline.
Neville believes United’s gamers anticipated a busier switch window for the membership.
He added: “In the end, these gamers felt as if they needed assist. I alluded to Luke Shaw’s feedback a few weeks in the past when he stated they wanted gamers.
“Actually good gamers don’t thoughts different good gamers coming into the dressing room.
“I’m certain these Liverpool gamers when Thiago [Alcantara] got here in, they grew 10ft tall as a result of they knew they have been being made higher by an incredible participant coming in.
“These Manchester United gamers anticipated to get some assist.
“They’ve not helped themselves at the moment as a result of their very own fame has been broken as a result of that’s nowhere close to ok. However the off-the-pitch stuff doesn’t assist.”