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Robin van Persie disappointed with Moyes tactics

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Robin van Persie has broke rank for the first time by appearing to criticise David Moyes’ tactics as Manchester United boss.

The interview came following Manchester United's demoralising Champions League last 16 defeat to Olympiacos. 

Immediately after the 2-0 defeat to the Greek side, who are the lowest ranked team in the competition, Van Persie told the Dutch TV station NOS: “My team-mates are in some of the areas where I want to play.

“This makes it difficult for me," carried on the disheartened Van Persie.

“Then I have to change my tactics to suit my team-mates and play outside my zone.”

Asked if he knew what what was wrong with United, he said: “Yeah but, I won’t point fingers, because I’m not like that.”

Should Moyes be looking at the experienced Van Persie for advice?

Realistically speaking though, Van Persie was at fault himself after blazing over on what was United's only real chance of the game when the Red Devil's finally broke down the Greeks late on.

Personally I don't think Moyes is the only person at fault in United's slump, the players really need to take it on the chin and give more of a reaction on the field.

Is it finally time for a change at Manchester United? Perhaps they need to resort to Sir Alex Ferguson's tactics?

We've heard United players and manager alike speaking for too long about what United can do, but they need to show it more.

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