Goal-shy Man Utd stars ‘unconvinced’ by first team coach

A number of Manchester United’s senior players are reportedly ‘unconvinced’ by first team coach Kieran McKenna.

While they might be right, as McKenna has never trained a senior side at this level before, but he was highly-rated during his time at Tottenham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left him in charge of training sessions after getting the job and that seems to be causing a few concerns in the dressing room.

And according to the Metro, some established first team players ‘feel unprepared’ for matches under the Northern Irishman, a claim supported by Sportsmail.

READ MORE: Man Utd on alert as world class target threatens Barcelona exit

Discontent is growing within the group and bad results don’t help. These players seem unwilling to take responsibility for their shortcomings, just like they were under Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho, so they’re bound to point the finger at anyone but themselves. 

Embed from Getty Images

McKenna, 33, joined United from Spurs when Mourinho was in charge. He impressed in the academy and worked his way up, but now some of the more senior players are beginning to question his methods as coach.

United sit 12th in the Premier League — just two points ahead of the drop zone — and we’ve scored just once in our last four matches. 

It is alleged that certain members of the squad feel McKenna and the coaching staff have not worked enough on creating new patterns and options for play in the final third, which, being brutally honest, is evident whenever you watch United these days…

More Stories Kieran McKenna Manchester United OIe Gunnar Solskjaer