‘You fancy yourselves’ against that United defence 


Bournemouth striker Glenn Murray admits the Cherries saw Manchester United;s back four of Guillermo Varela, Paddy McNair, Daley Blind and Cameron Borthwick-Johnson and thought: ;We fancy that.; read more

Borthwick-Jackson is just 18 and was making his first Premier League start, along with Varela, while McNair is far from Manchester United standard and Dutchman Blind – though the senior option – is not a career centre-half.

It was hardly surprising that they looked vulnerable in a 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth that heaps yet more pressure on Louis van Gaal.

;When you see a back four like that, you almost have to fancy your chances,; said Murray.

;It;s a very different United line-up to what we are used to over the years. So as soon as we have seen that, and obviously on the back of the confidence of last week – and they had a very difficult game in Europe this (buy cheap fifa coins) week – with all the factors, we really fancied ourselves.;

Cherries captain Simon Francis added: (buy cheap fifa coins) ;I don;t think they have that aura any more.

;We looked at their team, especially their back four, and knew we could exploit that while staying wary of their front three, who always looked dangerous.

;We knew we could catch them cold and it came down to the bit of inexperience they had in their team, especially in the back four.;