United fanzine: Moyes lost dressing room, coaches & bust-up drama

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Ahead of Manchester United's loss to Liverpool, Red Issue wrote extensively of the managerial situation at Stretford.

A Manchester United fanzine that is regularly on sale outside Old Trafford before matches has written in recent editions that current managerial incumbent David Moyes has lost the support of members of the dressing room, that previous boss Sir Alex Ferguson is considering a return to the dugout and that senior players have termed Moyes "clueless" amid a behind-the-scenes bust-up following the club's 3-0 loss to Liverpool.

With just nine games left in the Premier League calendar, United trail the top four spots by 12 points and are 18 points shy from the pinnacle of the division. Moyes has also witnessed nine defeats in the league, winning less than half (14) of the 29 competed in thus far.

The team appear out-of-sorts on the pitch, the talents of Adnan Januzaj and Juan Mata are seemingly misused and even commentators have spoken of a "star war" between rival strikers Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie, with the latter not putting in the required effort expected of an elite-level performer.

With the top four of the Premier League seemingly already decided by Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City, United's appear destined to finish outside the Champions League qualification spots and may even miss out on a passage into Europe's secondary club competition, the Europa League.

However, they are still in the tournament this season as, on Wednesday, March 19, Moyes' men take on Olympiacos at home yet must overturn a 2-0 deficit accrued in Greece.

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