This just hasn’t been Manchester United’s season.
Jose Mourinho was sacked in December with the club already 19 points behind then-leaders Liverpool.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s arrival sparked a turnaround in form but recent weeks have been tough, with the Red Devils limping to the finish line.
It’s crucial that the club get it right in the summer because they have a lot of catching up to do.
Manchester City and Liverpool have been far superior this season and both will look to strengthen in the transfer window.
- Sanchez's £75,000 goal bonus
- Solskjaer sends fitness warning to his players
- Liverpool on TV more than any PL club
Meanwhile, the jury remains out on whether Solskjaer really is the man to lead United forward.
Tactically, is he on the same level as Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp or Mauricio Pochettino?
The Norwegian hasn’t been helped by a number of underperforming players, though.
Among them are Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez, who have combined to score 13 Premier League goals this season.
The fans have been left frustrated and United are rubbing it in a bit with a poster outside Old Trafford that reads ‘United. Delivered.’
Manchester Evening News journalist Samuel Luckhurst shared a photo of the DHL advert on Twitter, writing: “These two haven’t.”
There aren’t many players in the squad that have actually delivered for Manchester United this season.
Europa League football awaits after a top four finish was ruled out with a 1-1 draw against Huddersfield.
They crashed out of the FA Cup at the hands of Wolves in March and were beaten 4-0 on aggregate by Barcelona in the Champions League.
It’s been a season to forget.
One positive has been the form of 17-year-old striker Mason Greenwood for United’s youth team and Solskjaer handed a start to the teenager for the final game of the season against Cardiff.
Many Man United fans would prefer to see Greenwood in the starting line-up ahead of Lukaku on a regular basis.News Now - Sport News