Where would United be with Ferguson? .

Manchester United would be struggling under Alex Ferguson claims Harry Redknapp

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Manchester United would still be in fifth or sixth place if Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge, according to Harry Redknapp. 

The former Tottenham boss has insisted that the Red Devils' legendary manager wouldn't be able to improve the situation with the current crop of players at Old Trafford. 

United, of course, have endured a torrid campaign - they are out of the Champions League and sit five points behind fourth-placed Tottenham - and Van Gaal's future has been the subject of debate recently. 


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Despite claims that Van Gaal is on his way out of United, Redknapp expects the Dutchman to remain in the dugout. 

Taking to social media, Redknapp stated: "More talk today but still don’t see LVG leaving. Even if Sir Alex was there they would still only be 5th or 6th with that group of players."

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The football would be different 

Is this the worst Manchester United team in the history of the Premier League?  

Redknapp's notion that even Ferguson wouldn't be able to improve this United team may or may not be correct, but surely the club's legendary manager would be able to revamp the current style of play on display at the Theatre of Dreams. 

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United are terrible to watch right now; they are dull, lackluster and appear to have a lack of ideas when roaming forward. Ferguson's sides of the past were full of excitement, risk and pace - the complete opposite to the current team Van Gaal has put together. 

Where would Manchester United be if Ferguson was in charge? Have your say below! 

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