Manchester United’s fall from grace since Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down in 2013 has been well documented.
After being crowned king of England by some margin during the Scott’s last year in charge, even the most pessimistic of supporters wouldn’t have expected David Moyes to botch England’s most coveted job the way he did during his brief and uneventful stint as United’s manager.
The mediocrity of the “chosen one’s” reign was followed by an absolutely ludicrous two years under the fabled Louis van Gaal, who however did manage to win the club’s first silverware since the Ferguson era on his last match in charge.
After both their short and long term plans turned out to be disastrous, the United hierarchy then turned to the self-proclaimed ‘special one’ Jose Mourinho to lead them back to their former glory.
But even after somehwat steadying the ship during his first couple of seasons, the Portuguese tactician suffered from his infamous third year syndrome which ultimately led to his sacking midway through the season.
After being brought in as an interim manager, United legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer got off to a squeaky clean start in the dugout but couldn’t maintain his fine start after being given the job on a permanent basis.
With their club going through a seemingly endless transition, the fans are bound to get frustrated after a while and that’s exactly what happened to a young supporter who took a crack at one of the club’s sponsors Mlily for concentrating on the commercial rather than on the footballing side of things.
The fan took a jab at the American luxury mattress company on Twitter but surprisingly the admin of Mlily’s official handle didn’t back down either and had a proper go back at the fan as well.
The incident seems to have polarised United supporters judging by responses on Reddit with many fans seemingly on the same page with the fan that the excessive impetus on the commercial side is affecting the club’s results on the pitch .
But other supporters seemed convinced that the club needs sponsors to acquire the funds required to make new signings and truly realize United’s footballing potential.
What do you think United supporters? The weet, since then, has been deleted but you can check out a screenshot below: