“From whiners to winners” – that is how Gary Neville described Manchester United’s transformation beneath Erik ten Hag after their Carabao Cup remaining win.
United ended their six-year trophy drought as they beat Newcastle 2-0 at Wembley on Sunday.
Neville mentioned at full-time: “It is about one man that has reworked a group from whiners into winners – what a job Erik ten Hag has completed.
“Gamers are on the market that should not have performed for Manchester United once more however they’re acting at a excessive stage. They’ve a spirit and a combat. There’s a actual likelihood of profitable trophies past this. He makes good selections in matches – his subs have been crucial in ensuring they noticed this sport out. It has been an excellent previous few months.”
Neville added: “On the finish of final season, a few of these gamers have been a part of a group labelled a shame by me and different Man Utd followers. It was horrible to look at. They have been divided.
“The turnaround is transformational. It is unbelievable what Erik ten Hag has completed.
“From 2003 and 2006, we did not win a trophy and you are feeling such as you’re by no means going to win a league once more, otherwise you’re not going to be up there once more.
“This trophy was the catalyst for feeling assured and placing perception into the squad.
“This squad can be harmful with a medal round their neck since you wish to assume Erik ten Hag goes to enhance them once more within the subsequent 12 to 18 months.
“They are not near Arsenal or Man Metropolis, that is clear, however the place they’re and what they’re doing is one thing I by no means would have imagined six months in the past.”
Extra to observe…
Manchester United now flip their attentions to the FA Cup, with West Ham visiting Previous Trafford on Wednesday; kick-off 7.45pm. Erik ten Hag’s facet then face one other big match on Sunday after they tackle Liverpool at Anfield within the Premier League, stay on Sky Sports activities; kick-off 4.30pm.
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Newcastle’s subsequent sport is at champions Manchester Metropolis on Saturday; kick-off 12.30pm. Eddie Howe’s facet then host Wolves on Sunday March 12, stay on Sky Sports activities; kick-off 4.30pm.