THE Manchester United Supporters’ Trust have slammed the Glazers for their “rotten” ownership of the club.
Man Utd have suffered a dreadful start to their Premier League campaignCredit: Rex
And the supporters’ trust MUST have made a rare statement about the current state of the club both on and off the pitch.
It read: “We don’t usually comment on on-field matters, but felt that we should make an exception on this occasion.
“After the disaster-zone of last season, and the tumbleweed of the transfer window (so far!), hopes were not exactly high entering into this term.
“But we don’t think many people expected things to be quite so humiliatingly bad as they were on Saturday evening.
“As we’ve always said, a fish rots from the head. And the ultimate responsibility for the terrible state of our football club must lie with its owners, the Glazer family.
“It is now for them to explain to United fans just why we are in this state, and what they are going to do about it. We’ve had some difficult times in the last decade, but this really does feel like rock bottom.”
The statement continued: “MUST hold the owners of the Club primarily responsible for this new low in our decade of decline. Sir Alex papered over the cracks, but since 2013 the consequences of our owners have been plain to see.
“On behalf of Manchester United fans everywhere, we demand urgent and radical change.
“And we as fans – all of us – need to stick together. Fans unity, with one voice aimed at the owners and the club, is needed more than ever right now.
“Aside from protests we will also be raising fans’ concerns directly with the club and demanding answers for supporters on issues including ownership, debt, dividends and team performance and the need for real change on all these fronts.”
United have not won the Premier League title since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season in charge nine years ago.
Following Fergie’s departure, their only trophies have been the FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League.
And the last of those came back in 2017 during Jose Mourinho‘s time at Old Trafford – with five trophyless campaigns since then.
Last season, United slipped to sixth in the table despite signing Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane the summer before.
And things look even more bleak at the start of the new campaign after two defeats, one goal scored and six conceded.
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