Manchester United legend Garry Neville blasted the Red Devils’ new signings following their 1-0 defeat against Real Sociedad on Thursday in the Europa League.
Casemiro was handed his first start by manager Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford against Real Sociedad having completed a switch to the Premier League team in the final days of the transfer window in a deal worth £70m move from Real Madrid.
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The Brazilian boost of great achievements in Real Madrid colours, he has won numerous titles at the club and look to welcome new challenges with his move to Old Trafford but the move has not started to yield dividend on the pitch with Neville among the first to voice his frustration from the performance of the Brazilian midfielder with Ten Hag is still working on his plans to fit Casemiro into his system despite Neville’s criticism.
“Manchester United wanted to spend about £130m-£140m, they ended up spending £230m”, as per his appearance on The Overlap podcast.
“The Casemiro and Antony bids came in two days before the Liverpool game, which was obviously a moment where they just needed to get players in.”
Premier League has been suspended this weekend due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, games would resume on the domestic scene in England after the International break.