MANCHESTER UNITED followers weren’t a cheerful bunch after Diogo Dalot was hauled off at half-time in favour of Marouane Fellaini within the conflict in opposition to Liverpool.
Sadio Mane’s 24th-minute strike had put Liverpool firmly in management earlier than a pricey Alisson error 9 minutes later allowed Lingard to stage proceedings.
Diogo Dalot had been extensively talked up by Jose Mourinho previous to the match, score the younger Portugese worldwide as United’s new Gary Neville.
This made it all of the extra stunning that the 19-year-old was hauled off at half-time in favour of Fellani and followers weren’t proud of what they noticed.
Mark Goldbridge wrote: “Fellaini introduced on for a younger lad so De Gea has somebody to hit the lengthy balls with…Our membership is dying beneath this clown.”
Twitter person “JustVic” argued that “Fellaini has no expertise, I can not imagine he has been on the membership this lengthy, even held my membership random for a brand new contract, unbelievable actually.”
Aviral Pandey determined to tweet the membership direct, stating: “Get on Pogba, Mata and FC Martial.”
Fellaini, 31, has been seen because the poster boy of David Moyes’ disastrous brief spell in cost at Previous Trafford and has struggled ever since to win over the United devoted.
However Mourinho was determined for the midfielder to remain on and persuaded him to pen a brand new deal in the summertime, with the United boss glad the large man caught round.
After the Belgian worldwide dug his supervisor out of a gap by scoring the winner in opposition to Younger Boys final month, Mourinho believed Fellaini was getting the credit score he deserved.
Mourinho mentioned: “I feel now he’s getting (the credit score he deserves).
“I feel till I got here (to Man Utd) he most likely did not, however I feel now everybody offers him what he deserves.
“Everyone is aware of Marouane will not be Maradona however everybody is aware of what Marouane is and what he can provide.
“On this second, particularly this season and likewise final season he did many instances what strikers couldn’t do which is rating targets in essential moments.”