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Gary Neville: Pep Guardiola aims a dig at the running of Manchester United after saying everyone at Manchester City moves in the same direction

Manchester United suffered a humiliating 3-0 loss to Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday in their fifth Premier League defeat of the season.

The Red Devils were below par and could have lost by more goals,. Gary Neville was far from impressed with their performance, but insisted the Glazers are still to be partly blamed for the side’s struggles.

Man City manager Pep Guardiola credited his side’s success and secret to the fact that everyone at board level is on the same page, and Neville believes it is a dig at the running of Man United.

The Sky Sports pundit and former Red Devils captain posted his thoughts on Guardiola’s comments on social media platform X after the game.

Man United have not been run well since Sir Alex Ferguson left the club in 2013, and the Glazers have to leave if anything is to change.

The Red Devils have not won a Premier League title in a decade and last won the Champions League in 2008, and it could take years of constant improvement on and off the pitch for them to return to the pinnacle of English and European football.

Their owners are not to be blamed for the tactics of manager Erik ten Hag or the struggles of the players, but Man United have just a few world-class stars within their ranks, and it can be argued that none of their players can get into the Man City starting line-up right now.

The Glazers are set to sell 25% of their shares to Sir Jim Ratcliffe, and the control of the club’s football operations will be yielded to the British billionaire if the process is approved.

However, there are no guarantees that their fortunes on and off the pitch will see any significant improvement anytime soon after the partial takeover.