United morning news: ‘The players are the problem,’ claims insightful editorial

David Moyes In Emirates Press Conference

A select round-up of news relating to Manchester United

The fallout from Manchester United’s 3-0 defeat to Liverpool continues, with Sky Sports publishing quotes from David Moyes that reveal he is finding the job tougher than he had first envisaged.

Following the loss at Old Trafford, that well and truly ended United’s hopes of a top-four finish, Moyes said, “The job was always going to be hard. Harder? Yes, I would say so, yes.”

And yet he also praised the fans for seeming to stick by him despite the club’s struggles.

“Results will always dictate that,” he said, “but I can only tell you what I’ve seen today and the supporters were terrific.”

In other news, the Mirror reports that Arsenal are ahead of United in the apparent race for Freiburg defender Matthias Ginter.

Moyes is reportedly interested in the player, but the latest story claims Arsene Wenger sent his chief scout to run the rule over Ginter this weekend.

And finally, the same newspaper runs a very interesting editorial on the current situation at United.

It claims the United boss must stop “mollycoddling” his players and that they are the problem rather than the man in charge.

It makes for a very insightful read, and brings fresh light on the job Moyes is doing at the club behind the scenes. He will just be hoping all his efforts pay off in time…but the players currently at his disposal have to do their bit.

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