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Manchester United fans ruthlessly slammed Scott McTominay following his disastrous showing against Brighton on Sunday.
Erik ten Hag's reign as Man United boss got off to the worst start possible as his side succumbed to Graham Potter's Brighton at Old Trafford.
The visitors went into the break two goals up thanks to a Pascal Gross brace.
The hosts pulled one back through an own-goal by Alexis Mac Allister, but were unable to find an all-important equaliser.
Man United weren't at the races, with their midfield exposed and fans singled out McTominay, who failed to get going in the middle of the park.
He was lucky to avoid a red card following his reckless tackle on Moises Caicedo, as Ten Hag eventually dragged him off in the 77th minute.
Man United fans made their feelings known over McTominay's lacklustre performance on social media.
Can't wait for the day I don't have to watch Mctominay again— Trey (@UTDTrey) August 7, 2022
Nothing sums Scott McTominay up better then him receiving a yellow card after trying to pass a football.— 🔰 (@UtdRyan_) August 7, 2022
As long as McTominay is a starting midfielder we are going to die by transitions— Casey Evans (@Casey_Evans_) August 7, 2022
#mufc midfield issue there in a microcosm: McTominay needed six touches in the final third, lost the ball and got booked.— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) August 7, 2022
McTominay is a danger to himself, his teammates and the opposition— NATURE vs NURTURE (@Scamzel) August 7, 2022
This game is a shock reality for Erik ten Hag that no matter how tactically good he is, Fred and McTominay midfield will NEVER work.— UtdFaithfuls (@UtdFaithfuls) August 7, 2022
Manchester United have NO midfield.
Scott McTominay is the worst midfielder in the premier league and it’s not close.— Breezy (@BreezyUTD) August 7, 2022
Speaking after Man United's 2-1 defeat to Brighton, Roy Keane called out McTominay - claiming he's not 'good enough'.
"Fred and McTominay, not good enough," he said on Sky Sports. "They won't get Man United competing at the top."
🗣 "Fred and McTominay, not good enough. They won't get Man United competing at the top."— Football Daily (@footballdaily) August 7, 2022
Roy Keane is not impressed with Manchester United's midfield pic.twitter.com/JwNI2wNdAt
The Red Devils resume their league campaign next Saturday when they face Brentford.