Tottenham Hotspur hero Darren Anderton slams 'average' Manchester United on Twitter

Louis Van Gaal

The former England international was not impressed with the performance of Louis van Gaal's men today.

Manchester United fought to a scrappy draw with West Ham United this afternoon, failing to get into any sort of gear in a diluted and disjointed performance from a team boasting such talents as Wayne Rooney, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao.

They trailed to a goal from Cheikhou Kouyate, after some fairly poor defending in the box. They were saved by the unassuming midfield operator Daley Blind. The Dutchman fired home a late volley to save their blushes but also, paper over the cracks of a distinctly mediocre performance.

One man who certainly feels so is a former Tottenham Hotspur player. Darren Anderton will be hoping that his former club can catch the Red Devils this season - and he certainly wasn’t impressed by United.

The former England international played at Spurs for 12 years and will probably feel confident his beloved Spurs are currently in better form than the ‘average’ Manchester United he describes.

Tottenham won this weekend against their North London rivals Arsenal 2-1, with Harry Kane putting the United strikers to shame with his incredible form once again.

Spurs are now just one place behind United in the Premier League table, hunting that elusive final Champions League spot. Based on the two teams respective performances from this weekend, Spurs look in the driving seat.

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