Manchester United fans call for club’s boss sacking
Manchester United fans have called for Ed Woodward to be sacked hours before the transfer window deadline.
United supporters feel Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has not been backed enough by the United hierarchy to help boost his squad before 2019/20 season kicks off on Friday.
Woodward, the club’s executive vice-chairman, has been for a long time regarded by fans as the man truly behind United’s failures, and supporters took to Twitter on Thursday to call for his immediate dismissal.
United have been previously been linked with Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen, Sporting CP’s Bruno Fernandes and Juventus’ Paulo Dybala but it seems the plans have hit a dead end.
Man United striker Romelu Lukaku received a rapturous welcome after arriving in Milan, Italy ahead of his move away from Old Trafford.
Lukaku had been linked with a United exit throughout the off-season as he attracted interest from perennial Serie A winners Juventus and Inter Milan.
Juventus failed with an offer for Lukaku, which would have seen Paulo Dybala move in the opposite direction until the deal collapsed over the Argentine's £350,000-a-week (Sh44 million) wage demands.
Federico Pastorello, Lukaku’s agent, confirmed his imminent switch to Inter on social media on Thursday.
The 26-year-old landed in Italy (Milan's Malpensa Airport) on Thursday morning and he was greeted by rapturous Inter supporters.
According to Omnisport, Inter will pay €80million (Sh9 billion) to make the Belgium striker their record signing.
Lukaku, who banks £195,000-a-week (Sh25 million) at United scored 42 goals in all competitions since joining the Red Devils from Everton in 2017.
You can see the best reactions below…
City won the treble, had Walker & Danilo at RB, but still went for an upgrade and signed Cancelo.
United had a laughable season, let their second best midfielder go for free and didn't even replace him.
WOODWARD, GET OUT OF OUR CLUB!#WoodwardOut #MUFC #DeadlineDay — Rocco ???? (@UtdRocco) August 8, 2019
Until Woodward is handling the transfers, Man Utd are not going to challenge for the league title & we are going to be in this "transition period" every time. Would not be surprised to see Llorente coming in. #Cheapskate #WoodwardOut #GlazersOut #ClubIsNotGoingToChange. — Chirayu Chavan (@chirayu99) August 8, 2019
@ManUtd now the biggest joke in World Football, our transfer periods are a succession of poorly handle mismanaged jokes. It would happen in no other industry! Mismanaged to the highest order. Such a shame to ruin our legacy with this shambles. #WoodwardOut — Pauly T (@PaulyChats) August 8, 2019
Man United are the biggest club in England there’s no denying that, but since Fergie left they are a mess, players don’t want to play for a manager who only got the job on a technicality, I’m loving the melt downs from certain fans, you deserve this you entitled. — @Wasiomabashir3 (@wasiomabashir3) August 8, 2019
If you’re in charge of the worlds biggest football club and haven’t come close to a league title in your 6 year time in charge. You have to look at yourself and admit you can’t do your job'. pic.twitter.com/wm02fy82Pe — Prince lula (@prince_lula) August 8, 2019
#WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut #WoodwardOut — Ozzy Latuconsina (@Warganet_) August 8, 2019
Dear @ManUtd . I'm heartbroken. My beloved club has become a laughing stock all because of that man #Woodward. I'm watching the coming season as a neutral. I've no strength to witness the repeat of last season ???????? #WoodwardOut by @OttisSnr [ ???? ]pic.twitter.com/VaXq9tz5ZS — Swype Sports ™ (@SwypeSports) August 8, 2019
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