Scott McTominay and Fred are ‘nowhere near good enough’ for Manchester United, claims Robbie Mustoe

Scott McTominay and Fred are ‘nowhere near good enough’ for Manchester United, claims NBC pundit Robbie Mustoe… as he prepares for the club’s transfer window with Erik ten Hag’s side lacking ‘quality’

  • The Erik ten Hag era got off to a nightmarish start as Manchester United lost 2-1
  • The Red Devils led 2-0 at Old Trafford before half-time on Sunday
  • Robbie Mustoe claimed Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho ‘didn’t see the ball’
  • NBC expert blamed team’s ‘incredibly disappointing’ transfer window

Manchester United’s transfer window has been trashed by Robbie Mustoe, who has claimed the club haven’t brought any quality over the summer.

The Erik ten Hag era got off to a nightmarish start as United lost 2-1 to Brighton at Old Trafford after Pascal Gross scored twice for the Seagulls.

Ten Hag brought in Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia and Christian Eriksen in the summer, but Mustoe claimed the players were just “okay”, which he considered an unworthy standard for United.

The Erik ten Hag era got off to a nightmarish start as Manchester United lost 2-1 to Brighton

Dutchman’s transfer window has been described as ‘incredibly disappointing’ by Robbie Mustoe

At half-time, the pundit blamed the Red Devils’ poor transfer window for their terrible performance.

“I’ll keep it short and simple,” Mustoe said on NBC. “I know Ronaldo is in the headlines, but the biggest headline for me is that the transfer window for United has been incredibly disappointing. They did not bring any quality.

‘When you still have it and I’m sorry because there’s a part of Scott McTominay’s game that I like, Fred too, but the quality required in the middle of the park for this football club is nowhere near enough good for providing forward players out there.

NBC pundit Robbie Mustoe blamed Red Devils transfer window for terrible display

NBC pundit Robbie Mustoe blamed Red Devils transfer window for terrible display

“Sancho and Rashford (have) a good pre-season, they haven’t seen the ball because the ball keeps being given away by the midfielders, I can put together a six-fold and seven-fold reel.

“It sounds simple, but if your midfield players don’t have a pass, positively forward, to involve the forwards, they’re going to play and give the ball away.” Brighton have been brilliant.

“The quality is lacking at this football club. The players they brought in are fine, but Man United are fine, it’s not good enough.

Mustoe claimed forwards Jadon Sancho (left) and Marcus Rashford

Mustoe claimed forwards Jadon Sancho (left) and Marcus Rashford ‘didn’t see the ball’

He insisted midfielders Scott McTominay and Fred (right) are 'nowhere near good enough'

He insisted midfielders Scott McTominay and Fred (right) are ‘nowhere near good enough’

The Red Devils have been linked with Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong throughout the summer.

Ten Hag remained coy about the rumors when quizzed earlier this week, but Mustoe insisted he would be a ‘great signing’ before blaming the club’s management for the lack of success in the market. transfers this summer.

“Football club, ownership, director of football, management,” Mustoe added. I’m sure Ten Hag advised them. Frenkie de Jong would be a great signing if they could get him.

“It’s just the management. The club leaders, the football decision makers are not doing enough to help the team improve.

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