Gary Neville insists he will not set “any true pressure” on Manchester United boss Erik 10 Hag this season, but admits the club will be “embarrassed” if major concentrate on Frenkie de Jong joins Chelsea.
The Red Devils kick off their Premier League campaign at household to Brighton at Aged Trafford.
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It will be 10 Hag’s first aggressive match in demand right after a productive pre-period.
United have introduced in Lisandro Martinez, Christian Eriksen and Tyrell Malacia so considerably this summer time but are hoping to wrap up far more company ahead of the window closes.
They have been connected with Barcelona midfielder De Jong all summer but the participant is not eager on a transfer to Previous Trafford as he would instead enjoy in the Champions League.
Moreover, he is owed £14–17million in deferred wages so would desire that scenario to be resolved ahead of leaving the club.
Chelsea have been additional to the combine in modern months and are reportedly interested in bringing the Dutchman to Stamford Bridge.
This would be a substantial blow for Ten Hag and United, who have been pursuing this offer for months.
And if De Jong does go to United’s Leading League rivals, the club’s former defender, Neville, thinks it could be an ’embarrassment’.
“Manchester United will search like they’re incredibly smart if they get De Jong in for the dollars they wanted or they might glance humiliated if he goes to Chelsea,” Neville reported (prices by way of the Daily Star).
The club legend believes Ten Hag desires time to settle into his part and insists he will not set strain on the Dutch supervisor.
“Look, Manchester United’s a big career comprehensive end. Manchester United that struggled like they did past period have to select up the baton is even much more tricky. It is develop into even more challenging the truth they haven’t bought the gamers in as early as he required, he could nonetheless get them in the upcoming pair of weeks.
“Then there is the Cristiano Ronaldo situation complex by Martial, he’s not had the great place of see of settling in, I imagine a Manchester United supervisor is often beneath tension but as a United supporter, I’m not positioning any serious strain on Erik 10 Hag.”
Neville ongoing: “You see (Mikel) Arteta tonight, he’s been there 3 seasons, put in tens of millions of lbs ., this is the time he has to supply this doesn’t experience like the moment 10 Hag is faced with due to the fact coming in and the actuality he’s really obtained the gamers he needs.
“I know he claims he’s pleased with the squad but he just can’t be because he does want other players we know that so he can’t really be pleased. I think he’s experienced a truly fantastic influence on the players and what he’ll do is maximise their potential and talent and that’s all he can do at the moment.”
Neville is nicely aware of the menace Brighton pose and is not expecting an uncomplicated face at Previous Trafford.
“I do not know what will come about Sunday,” he claimed. “I liked what I noticed pre-year, but Brighton at Old Trafford will be rough.”