Gary Neville and Graeme Souness sparked debate on Sunday evening in the aftermath of the Manchester derby, as the pair argued over Jose Mourinho’s role in their current poor form.
Both pundits made their case. Souness sat on the side of the fact that Mourinho should be getting more out of his players, while Neville believes there is only so much that he can do with this current squad. Now, of course, Mourinho is partly to blame for the squad United have, though there is certainly the case to say that they are completely outmatched by Manchester City.
On paper, Pep Guardiola’s men are far better than United and it certainly played out that way on the pitch, also. Losing Paul Pogba before a ball was kicked was a huge blow to the team, with the away side’s midfield trio of Nemanja Matic, Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera being unable to live with their opposite numbers.