Manchester United fans all made the same call following the disappointing draw to Southampton.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer switched things around a little with his line-up and ultimately they could only walk away from Saint Mary’s stadium with a point.
United actually conceded first through a Fred own goal after a deflection but came out in the second half determined to right their wrongs.
Solskjaer’s men had good spells in the game but unfortunately nothing was sustained long enough, leading to fans to lay the blame at the midfield.
Manchester United fans had this to say:
A midfielder @ManUtd.
— ManUnitedMedia (@ManUnitedMedia) August 22, 2021
The lack of a quality defensive midfielder will cost Manchester United this season.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) August 22, 2021
Today is a perfect example as to why we NEED to sign a defensive midfielder
But let's be honest the club will let us down ????♂️
— Aidan Walsh ???? (@AidanWalshMUFC) August 22, 2021
United legend Roy Keane summed up the problem perfectly:
????"No enough creativity, not enough quality."
Roy Keane thinks Manchester United are still lacking in their midfield positions. pic.twitter.com/GWedONd5s8
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) August 22, 2021
Solskjaer uncharacteristically criticised Fred publicly too;
— Shamoon Hafez (@ShamoonHafez) August 22, 2021
The Red Devils were sloppy for much of the match and seemed to run out of energy as well, as they attempt to work their way up fitness wise.