Keys brands Weghorst the worst Man Utd player he's ever seen and gives Ten Hag bizarre nickname after 7-0 loss
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Richard Keys has branded Manchester United striker Wout Weghorst as the 'worst player' he has seen play for the club and aimed a dig at manager Erik ten Hag in his latest blog post after the defeat to Liverpool.
The BeIN Sports presenter was reacting to United's 7-0 thrashing at Liverpool, in which they conceded six goals in the second half.
Weghorst started the game - as he has done for every United fixture he has been available for since signing in January - but had little impact on the match.
He was substituted with the score at 3-0 on 58 minutes, and replaced by Alejandro Garnacho.
It wasn't his performance that received headlines after the match though, with the Dutchman seen to touch the 'This is Anfield' sign prior to kick-off against Liverpool - something that didn't go down well with United faithful.
Speaking about his on-pitch display, however, Keys certainly wasn't impressed with the 30-year-old - and also gave Ten Hag a bizarre nickname in the midst of a dig at the Dutch boss.
Keys slams Weghorst, Ten Hag
Writing on his online blog, Keys said: "It's [Ten Hag's] decision to keep playing Wout Weghorst.
"It's not Weghorst's fault, but he has to be the worst player I've ever seen in a United jersey.
"He's a bang ordinary number nine, couldn't get in a struggling Burnley team, but what on earth possesses Seven Hag to think he's a sumptuous 10? One who can wear the 'tuxedo' as the Americans say.
"Come on. It's a joke and the manager has got to give up pretending Weghorst has something to offer. He's not a 'pressing monster'. He doesn't 'make runs' because he can't run. And he doesn't score goals.
"You can't start him - push Fernandes left and leave £80m Sancho on the bench. Too clever Erik. Far too clever."
Whilst Weghorst has only netted one goal since arriving at the club, the Dutchman has had an impact on United in helping bring other players into the game and his off-the-ball movement - although Keys clearly isn't a fan of the 30-year-old.
It is fair to say that he didn't have his best game against Liverpool, but he will be looking to bounce back along with the rest of the team when they take on Real Betis in the Europa League on Thursday.