Man Utd's struggles at home give hope to Everton's Koeman
Apr 05 2017 by Kelly Saunders
Gary Neville believes Luke Shaw's future at Manchester United hinges on his response to Jose Mourinho's latest comments.
Unfortunately, they threw all that away in injury time.
A win was needed vs.
But it remained an unwelcome result for Jose Mourinho's side, who have now drawn nine games at home this season and trail fourth-place Manchester City by four points. United then travel to Sunderland to face the bottom-placed side on Sunday 09 April before heading to Belgium to face Anderlecht in the Europa League the following Thursday.
"We won't be taking too many positives from Saturday, but we've got a big game on Tuesday", said Jagielka. The manager has responded by placing Shaw in his squad for their league encounter with Everton at Old Trafford tonight.
This was obviously the final straw for the out of favour left back as he arranged a meeting with Jose Mourinho yesterday(via Sky Sports).
A lack of commitment seems to be one of the primary reasons that Shaw has been unable to train his way into Mourinho's good books while the Portuguese is not the first manager to express concerns about the England international's fitness levels.
Carragher reckons United's strikers should be embarrassed for not filling the void left by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
A place at European football's top table might still happen and, while it is fair to highlight the poor home form, there have been positives this season.
Neymar is undoubtedly one of the best soccer players in the world.
"You're not winning, so there's a chance the changing room could react in a negative way".
"It's how Luke Shaw takes those words on".
Despite United's injury and suspension issues, Rooney didn't start on Saturday, while Shaw didn't even make the bench. Many people, especially in some positions, can not play and I would prefer to give a little rest to fearless guys like Antonio [Valencia] and Eric [Bailly], who were playing for the national teams and travelling here to come to play again. They still do, but board members don't select the team.
Ander Herrera and substitute Paul Pogba may have struck the crossbar either side of halftime, but Everton caused problems and defended well after Phil Jagielka gave the visitors the lead in the 22nd minute from a corner.
United host Everton on Tuesday evening in a match that is surely a must-win. But United don't lose and they don't win at home.
Juan Mata became United's latest injury victim after undergoing groin surgery late last week and Mourinho has conceded the Spanish global is now expected to be out for a "long time".
Everton had looked the more assured side approaching the break, with Mourinho reacting by bringing Pogba on for the second half - a change that nearly worked within 10 minutes.