Cole, Collymore and more: Twitter reacts as Man United lose to Stoke
Andy Cole and Stan Collymore takes to Twitter as Manchester United lose 2-0 to Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium
Louis van Gaal was left fighting for his Manchester United future after a 2-0 loss to Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
Bojan broke the deadlock for the hosts in the 16th minute after Stoke capitalised on confusion between United duo David De Gea and Memphis Depay.
Mark Hughes’s side were 2-0 winners against Manchester City at The Britannia earlier this month, and the star of that performance Mark Arnautovic doubled Stoke’s lead on Boxing Day.
The former Inter Milan forward fired a stunning long-range attempt past De Gea to condemn the 20-time English champions to another league defeat.
Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to United’s fifht Premier League game without a win.
Former United striker Andy Cole issues a hopeful rallying cry:
Big game for @ManUtd today against Stoke.. Come on the lads ⚽️🔴
— Andrew Cole (@vancole9) December 26, 2015
Stan Collymore predicts that Jose Mourinho will be in charge by 2016 after Stoke take the lead:
Jose Mourinho bar a miracle, will be next Man united manager by 2016.
— Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) December 26, 2015
Former Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot hails Arnautovic’s goal:
— Mario Melchiot (@MarioMelchiot) December 26, 2015
Ruud Gullit appears to feel sorry for his compatriot:
— Ruud Gullit (@GullitR) December 26, 2015
Finally, Jan Aage Fjortoft says it is time for the United legends to step up:
Mark Hughes on the other bench. Giggs on their own bench. Rooney on the bench. Sir Bobby in the stand. ManUTD-legends much needed
— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) December 26, 2015