Man Utd forced to delete Erik ten Hag tweet after they are hit by furious fan backlash following Brighton humiliation
MANCHESTER UNITED deleted a tweet about new boss Erik ten Hag following a furious fan backlash.
The Red Devils posted about their incoming manager's Ajax side on Monday.
But with fans unready to move on from Saturday's 4-0 battering at Brighton, the replies to the tweet were seething.
United's tweet had read: "Erik ten Hag's side maintained their advantage in a dramatic afternoon in the race for the Eredivisie title."
The post caused irate fans to vent online.
One wrote: "Imagine posting this on the clubs official twitter. No wonder they deleted it. Absolute f***ing embarrassment we are!"
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To which another replied: "I dont know how many times this season ive said surely it cant get worse and it does 🤦♂️"
A third added: "United humilated in EPL, kicked out of CL, on the way to break several antirecords.
"@ManUtd this is fine, @AFCAjax maintained their advantage in a dramatic title race in Eredivisie. Are you f*** serious?!"
During Saturday's debacle, fans chanted "you're not fit to wear the shirt" at United players.
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And attacking midfielder Bruno Fernandes agreed with the brutal assessment.
He said: "I include myself in that.
"What we did today, what I did today, was not enough to be in a Man United shirt and I accept [the criticism]."
Interim boss Ralf Rangnick added: "It was a terrible performance.
"From the first until the last minute it was not enough, we can only apologise for this performance and a humiliating defeat."
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