In a very straightforward column written for The Telegraph, Jamie Carragher didn’t hesitate to go after Woodward and the Glazers.
The state of Manchester United is so deplorable right now, that they even have Jamie Carragher defending them against Ed Woodward and the Glazer family.
To those who don’t know, there probably isn’t a bigger Manchester United hater than the former Liverpool defender.
When he was still a pro, he used to get into heated arguments with the Red Devils and he loved making fun of them when they lost.
However, Jamie is a sportsmanship example and he doesn’t condone the treatment that his former rivals are getting from the owners.
We’ve been talking about the Glazer family and their poor management for years, Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure left the club in shambles and even Jamie had to step in.
The former Liverpool star wrote a column against Ed Woodward and the owners, stating that he feels they don’t really care about the well-being of the club.
In Carragher’s eyes, the Glazer family only cares about the money-making machine and not about the club’s tradition.
His discourse goes in the same line than our own previous opinion pieces about the matter, Jamie doesn’t think the manager is the problem.
In fact, the former player wants the fans to realize that asking for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s head is not the best idea.
All those supporters should start looking higher in the food chain at Manchester United, they should be asking for the Glazers to sell the team.
The Glazers & Woodward are a shambles but Ole is not the cure.
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) September 27, 2019
“Most recently we have witnessed Woodward acting like a United superfan, apparently meeting a series of club legends who might take on the position of sporting director,” wrote Jamie.
“None of those mentioned have any experience in such an important role in modern football. It smacks of image over substance.”
“There are at least half-a-dozen genuinely outstanding sporting directors working in the Champions League who have transformed their clubs with a clever recruitment policy and clearly defined style of football from their academy upwards.”
“That Woodward is not targeting those individuals suggests he wants to appoint someone with a name, not an individual who will challenge his sphere of influence and power.”
“Responsible owners would not tolerate this shambolic approach to running their club, leading to an obvious conclusion.”
“The Glazers do not care because United are making money regardless of what is happening on the pitch.”
“In such a world, a pitiful defeat at West Ham – the most important event in the week for die-hard United – can be bracketed as a ‘short-term distraction’ by their chief executive.”
“United can and will get out of this mess. Why? Because they are Manchester United. But it is up to the owners how long it takes. It will not happen with the current structure, I am sure of that.”
The Glazer family do not expect United to challenge for the Premier League title until the 2021-22 season. They believe that the 'cultural reset' under Solskjaer will require three full seasons. #mufc [ESPN] pic.twitter.com/2ppJphHXEr
— The Peoples Person (@PeoplesPerson_) September 26, 2019
No action will be taken despite Carragher’s criticism.
Sadly for all Manchester United fans, the Glazer family really could care less about the team’s success on the pitch.
The Red Devils are still one of the wealthiest clubs in the world, they will keep milking it for as long as they can until they can’t do it anymore.
It’s important for all the fans to unite (no pun intended) in a common cause, they need to start demanding for better results and a better GM.
Clearly, Ed Woodward is only a lackey of the Glazers and he doesn’t know how much damage he is inflicting on the institution.
Something needs to be done in order to save Manchester United from an imminent fall, but everybody needs to come together.
The Red Devils’ fans are currently divided due to different matters that have nothing to do with this.
They only care about the immediacy of results, but they are not looking at the bigger picture as Carragher does.
It’s sad to realize that it takes a Liverpool legend to point out what the actual problem at Manchester United truly is.
Come next Monday, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be the next head that rolls at the club. The wrong people are getting fired because nobody is willing to stand against the powers that be at Old Trafford.
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