Man Utd trio are ‘not great’ despite Aston Villa win says Gary Neville | Football

Gary Neville has shared his thoughts on Marcus Rashford and others (Picture: Getty)

Gary Neville has labelled Manchester United an ‘odd bunch’ and says three players are still ‘not great’ following Sunday’s 2-1 victory at Aston Villa.

Scott McTominay’s late winner secured all three points for the Red Devils in a massive boost to their hopes of securing a Champions League spot.

But Neville wants to see more from his former club, especially from the front three of Rasmus Hojlund, Marcus Rashford and Alejandro Garnacho.

Hojlund, a £72m summer signing, has produced five goals in his last five Premier League games while also providing two assists after a slow start at Old Trafford.

Rashford and Garnacho, meanwhile, have conjured up a combined total of 10 goals and five assists this season across 23 matches.

‘The front three look more settled – Hojlund, Rashford and Garnacho,’ Neville told Sky Sports after United’s win over Villa.

‘They’re better than they were, but they’re still not great. You still don’t see any patterns or combinations. They concede so many chances.

Manchester United players celebrate beating Aston Villa

Man Utd’s victory has blown the top-four race wide open (Picture: Getty)

‘They don’t control games. They don’t keep possession better than other teams. But the do have players who can win matches.

‘They’re a bit of an odd bunch. They just play in moments during matches.’

Speaking about United’s top-four hopes, Neville added: ‘We are now at the business end of the season.

‘It’s been so up and down for United. We are at the stage where they are six pointers. 

‘They could’ve been out of it but as they go over to those United fans, they go within five points and touching distance of being able to catch them [Villa].’

United return to Premier League action in seven days when they travel to Luton Town.


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