Man United news LIVE: Sancho and Maguire central to Ten Hag questions

Man United news LIVE: Jadon Sancho and Harry Maguire central to players’ questions over Erik ten Hag and Wayne Rooney calls on clubs’ stars to ‘take responsibility’

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Who is to blame for United's struggles and can anyone fix them?

Manchester United’s season plunged to new depths on Wednesday night when Erik ten Hag’s side were dumped out of the Carabao Cup following a 3-0 defeat against Newcastle.

The result came just three days after they were brushed aside by neighbours Manchester City by the same scoreline, with the Red Devils losing successive home games by three or more goals for the first time since 1962.

Ten Hag is facing mounting pressure after overseeing the club’s worst start to a season in six decades, after losing eight of their opening 15 matches of a season.

Man United will look to respond against Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday, with the club lying eighth in the table, eight points off the Champions League places.

Mail Sport's experts answer key questions on Man United's malaise below…

Potential Ten Hag replacement responds to speculation

Sporting Lisbon boss Ruben Amorim has responded to speculation that he could become Manchester United’s next manager.

United have endured a torrid start to the season under Erik ten Hag, losing eight of their 15 matches, and they have slumped to consecutive 3-0 losses at home to Man City and Newcastle this week.

Ten Hag is under pressure to turn things around quickly, and it has been reported that Amorim and Zinedine Zidane have been lined up as potential replacements for the Dutchman if the club’s current plight continues.

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And welcome to Mail Sport’s live Manchester United blog on Friday.

Stay with us for all the latest news and updates from Old Trafford, with Erik ten Hag set to speak to the media at his pre-match press conference at around 1:30PM today.


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