The arrivals of top new players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane, and Jadon Sancho in the last transfer window have immensely increase the level of expectations from the Manchester United team this season.
But currently, Manchester United are far from delivering what was expected of them this season, as they have only won two games comfortably this season, which came in their first game of the season, a 5–1 win over Leads United and in their 4–1 victory against Newcastle United.
The Red devils has struggled to get wins against teams considered to be an easy fixtures, such as Southampton, Aston Villa, Young Boys and West Ham.
In the last four matches, the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men has won just once, which has shown the problems in the team.
However, Manchester United are just two points off the top of the Premier League table, but will be facing a very tough run of fixtures after the international break, which includes games against Leicester City, Atalanta, Liverpool, Tottenham, and Manchester City.
A great early season form which raise lot of hopes for the club this season is gradually dieing down, and old problems are beginning to surface.
In this article, we will be looking at the three basic problems that could be responsible for the Manchester United poor form this season.
Manchester United made significant improvements in their attack and defense in last summer transfer window, but failed to strengthen thier midfield.
Two months into the 2021/22 football campaign, United's recent bad run of form has shown the reason why they should had strengthened their central midfield in the last transfer window.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has frequently used the combination of Fred and Mctominay in the double pivot central midfield role, which in most games result to the team's lack of game control in the middle of the park.
The Fred and Mctominay partnership in central midfield contribute almost nothing to the United's attack, and not also a perfect security for the defense.
2. Pattern Of Play
There is no doubt that Manchester United has an incredible squad with super talented players, who are capable of winning trophies every season. But they lack a recognize pattern of play that could help them win games.
United still looks like an assembly of great players, solely relying on individual brilliance to win games, lacking a proper pattern that can get them playing as a team.
3. Wrong Team Selection
This has been one major problem for Manchester United under the reigns of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Manchester United boss has not been the best in team selection in most games.
Team Selection should be based on merits, and not for other sentimental reasons. Solskjaer has been slammed most times by the fans, and pundits for his team selections.
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