Gary Neville has responded angrily to a snippet of a podcast posted on social media, which contained Manchester United's CEO of Media explaining how they manage players' accounts.
Players have been criticised recently for posting extremely generic messages to their fans via their social media profiles, and this was clear to see following United's defeat to Manchester City on Saturday.
Harry Maguire and Eric Bailly were among the players that received backlash for their posts, and Bruno Fernandes had his social media team to thank after a post that was meant for Gabriel Martinelli was published on the United star's profile.
Fans and pundits have seemingly had enough, and Neville has echoed the general consensus in brutal fashion.
Neville responded to a clip of United's CEO of Media, Phil Lynch, who was explaining how they try to understand what narrative players want to tell, and post accordingly.
The former United star certainly runs his own account, as he said: "Creating robots on and off the pitch! Get the f*** away from them. It’s a football club. He makes controlling fans sound like he’s trying to win a general election."
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Some players have been under fire recently for apologetic posts following defeats, and fans have started to brand certain examples as fake despite the genuine nature that is meant to be portrayed.
For some who were still yet to be convinced, Fernandes' Arsenal related post that was intended for Martinelli proved that many accounts are just managed by media teams, creating a disconnect between fans and stars.
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