RASMUS HOJLUND told Manchester United fans he was sorry after the team lost in the Carabao Cup.
It was the second time in a week that the defending champs lost at home to a team that beat them 3-0. And Hojlund, who cost £72 million, felt the need to apologize to Man Utd fans after yet another bad game from the team.
It took him four words to say something on Instagram: “Sorry for today everyone…”
The Danish player came on in the 64th minute of the Old Trafford match, but his team couldn’t come back from being down three goals.
Manchester United has lost twice in a row by a score of 3-0. On Sunday, their noisy neighbors, Manchester City, taught them a lesson. Based on the team’s recent form—two losses at the Theatre of Dreams—manager Erik ten Hag has said he feels bad for the fans.
“We know it’s not good enough,” he said on Sky Sports. It’s our duty to take care of it. I’m the one who needs to make up for it.
“I feel bad for the fans.” We shouldn’t have done that, and we need to fix it.
“We need to get better quickly.” The next game is on Saturday against Fulham, and we need to do better. It’s not good enough. Ten Hag’s team will try to turn things around by going to Craven Cottage on Saturday for an early start.
But the Dutch manager could be in trouble if things don’t change soon. This is the worst start for the famous club in 61 years.
It is now second most likely that he will be fired next in the Premier League, with only Paul Heckingbottom, the manager of 20th-placed Sheffield United, being more likely.
Even club great Gary Neville said in a rant on X (formerly Twitter) after the game that Ten Hag might be leaving soon.