Controversial former City player on Manchester United - They 'need a total overhaul'

Joey Barton Interview

Joey Barton has made his feelings clear on the future of Manchester United.

It was a crazy game - and one Manchester United fans will unfortunately not forget for many an year.

Fulham parked the bus at Old Trafford - with Steve Sidwell sneaking in to give them a lead against the run of play in the first half.

Two goals in two minutes looked to have one the game for United, with the addition of Adnan Januzaj finally looking like breaking down the cordon set up by Rene Meulensteen.

United then had the chance to tie the game up - but the team failed to take there other chances in the final 15 minutes.

And then, the unthinkable happened.

Steven Sidwell again the catalyst - dispossessing Michael Carrick before playing in Kieran Richardson. His shot was well saved - but the lofting rebound landed on the head of Darren Bent who tucked it away for a shock draw.

Many could easily say that United were unlucky.

They dominated possession, had 81 crosses, plenty of shots and Maarten Stekelenburg was on top form.

But United should have comfortably won this game - and no excuses can be made for that failure.

It is clearer now more than ever that this United side are not good enough to challenge for the title, nor a place in the Champions League.

One person who agrees is Joey Barton.

The former Manchester City midfielder was on his Twitter account throughout the game making his thoughts clear on the future of the United team - and wholesale changes seem to be needed to improve…

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