Three Aston Villa players who disappointed against Manchester United

Aston Villa were beaten by Louis van Gaal's men but could have earned a result with a little more cutting edge.

Gabby Agbonlahor

Is it too rash to suggest Agbonlahor shouldn't even be at the club let alone the starting line-up?

The 28-year-old worked hard but his lack of end product was alarming. Rudy Gestede wasn't fit enough to start but having a player out of position would have been a better bet than letting Agbonlahor lead the line.

Tim Sherwood clearly sees something in him but there is a reason many Aston Villa fans have been criticising him of late. This was another poor performance from 'Gabby.' Will the Villa faithful be able to suffer any more?

Jordan Ayew

For the second week in a row, the younger Ayew brother has disappointed Villa fans, although patience will be required with the young forward.

Manchester United don't have the easiest defence to try and beat but Ayew kept getting stuck on the ball, complicating simple situations with extra touches and turns. The 23-year-old should improve with time but is far from in the groove just yet.

Jordan Veretout

Once again, a player called Jordan and, once again, a player Aston Villa fans are calling for patience with.

The 22-year-old may well grow into a player Villa fans fall in love with but this wasn't the best performance anyone in the Midlands will ever see. Like many of his team-mates, Veretout displayed a sloppy first touch and had an embarrassing moment when he kicked out at Adnan Januzaj and then feigned injury himself.

Similar to Aston Villa in general, Veretout wasn't too bad but will need to show a little more cutting edge. And he should be able to do so when fully settled.

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