Tough times ahead for Man United, warns former Liverpool star

John Aldridge warns Manchester United that there are tough times ahead for the Red Devils

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Manchester United manager David Moyes Photo: Chevrolet

John Aldridge has warned Manchester United that there are tough times ahead for the Red Devils.

United’s struggles under new manager David Moyes have been well-documented this season, with the defending champions currently sixth in the table and 18 points behind leaders Chelsea.

Make no mistake, there are tough times ahead for United

John Aldridge

And former Liverpool striker Aldridge admits that he has been enjoying seeing the Reds’ bitter rivals struggle this term.

“I won’t lie, it’s nice to be able to look down the league table at them for a change,” Aldridge told the Liverpool Echo. “[Liverpool] spent long enough looking up at them, after all.

“But football is cyclical, and nothing lasts forever. Liverpool know that better than anyone. Ferguson had to leave United some time, and he has left a massive job to his successor. David Moyes is a good manager, that is proven, but he has struggled to get to grips with the size of the job he was left.

“I have no personal issue with him, but as a Liverpool supporter I hope those struggles continue. Make no mistake, there are tough times ahead for United.

“I wouldn’t risk writing them off just yet, but there is a huge amount of work to be done at that club, and it will take them some time to get back to anywhere near where they have been for the last 20 years.”

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