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Check Out 3 Things Manchester United Might Regret About This Season

Regardless of the Manchester United recent poor form, which have seen them win once in their last four games across all competion, they still have a far better team this season to challenge for titles, than they had in the last campaign.

United conducted impressive transfer business in the last transfer window, bringing in world class players such Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo to strengthen their squad this season.

The decision for Manchester United to bring back Cristiano Ronaldo back to the club this season is already reaping good results, with the 36 years old scoring 5 times in 6 appearances for the club so far.

The Manchester United board might have gotten some decisions right in the past couple of months for the club, but the United's recent slip of form has been tracked to some wrong decisions taken by the club, which they might regret about this season.  

So in this article, we will be talking about the three things that Manchester United might regret about this season.

1. Failure To Sign A Quality Holding Midfielder

Despite having a sensational summer transfer window, one of the club's greatest needs was not addressed in the market, which was to sign a top quality defensive midfielder.

United's defense and attack was strengthened in the last transfer window by adding Raphael Varane, Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo, but they failed to improve their midfield, which has been a problem since the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the head coach of Manchester United.

Using a 4:2:3:1 formation, Solskjaer prefers Fred and Mctominay in the double pivot central midfield role, which has offered little or less in both attacking and defensive contribution to the team, and also have poor link up play with the attackers.

Smaller opponents has found it easy going past Fred and Mctominay in United's midfield, which could be an area of concern against bigger opponents.

Manchester United other defensive midfield option is the aged and slow Nemanja Matic. For a team that is hoping to challenge for trophies, they should have strengthen their defensive midfield position last summer, better than their options of Fred, Mctominay and Nemanja Matic.

The Red Devils were linked with Eduard Camavinga, Ruben Neves and Niguez Saul in the last transfer window, and could regret they didn't get any of them for this season.

2. Early Elimination From The Carabao Cup

The Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by West Ham United, in the third rounds of the competition.

Without winning a single silverware in the last four seasons, United could regret their early elimination in the Carabao Cup this season, as it's a real chance for an attempt to win silverware.

Manchester United are now left to compete for the Champions League, Premier League and FA cup titles, which they would face stronger competition from other top teams to win this season.

3. Long Term Contract For Solskjaer

Solskjaer is in his third year in charge of managing Manchester United, and has been provided with enough time, transfer market backing, and supports to get the team performing at the best level.

Solskjaer has not made a convincing progress with the Manchester United team in the last three year, and there is always doubt of him being the right manager for the club.

The 48 years old signed a new three years contract with the club at the start of this season, which could be regreted by Manchester United if the club failed to win silverware this season, or they perform far below expectations.

Which of this three above mentioned things do you think the club would regret the most this season.

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