Manchester United got to think about delivery Juan Mata back to their beginning XI, says Gary Neville, with the world Cup winner possessing the inventive qualities to resolve AN current “problem”.
The Red Devils have continued to fare laudably in heavyweight contests this season, taking points off the likes of Liverpool, Manchester city, Leicester and Tottenham.
Outings against questionable lesser groups stay one thing of a problem, with a 2-0 defeat to low Watford on Sunday highlight the maximum amount.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has vowed to search out an answer, however he faces lots of queries at this time as United request to discover the consistency which can permit them to challenge for a top-four end.
Club legend Neville believes Spanish plotter Mata could also be price a glance, with the 31-year-old having been two-handed simply 5 Premier League starts within the current campaign.
“They’ve had issues against groups WHO basically defend deep, WHO area unit compact,” Neville told Sky Sports of the Red Devils.
“Even last week against Everton once
Everton got into their form.
“So the games that are inflicting United issues are this sort of game.
“But if United area unit reaching to try to get into the positions wherever Tottenham and Chelsea area unit wanting to induce to, they need to start out winning these games.
“The players have gotten a true downside, they haven’t got enough creativeness within the final third once they play against a deep defense, it’s as straightforward as that.
“They like counterattacking, therefore that’s the problem. It’s a drag for United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer possesses to do and acquire around it.
“He’s not used Juan Mata that a lot of however he’s the one WHO doubtless might realize passes in tight areas, therefore whether or not he may be introduced.
“Something like that may amendment it in these forms of games.”
Mata saw eighteen minutes off the bench at rectory Road and Solskjaer has same that he can look to rotate his squad over the approaching weeks because the games return thick and quick across multiple competitions.
The United boss told the club’s official website: “Yes [I’ve got an enormous squad] and that’s necessary. That’s why we’ve been rotating timely and giving players minutes.
“When you’ve got 2 games on legal holiday and 2 days later you’ll be able to build changes.”
The Red Devils can play host to Newcastle on Thursday before delivery the curtain down in 2019 with a visit to Burnley.
New Year’s Day can see them head to
Arsenal, before attention switches to knockout matters and fa Cup and carabao Cup, clash with Wolves and Manchester city severally.