Man Utd felt ‘unconvinced’ by Ipswich boss McKenna and ‘unprepared for video games’

Manchester United stars felt unprepared for video games beneath ex-United first group coach Kieran McKenna.

McKenna labored beneath Ole Gunnar Solskajer throughout the Norwegian’s ill-fated spell on the Red Devils. However, he is now flying excessive on the high of the Championship with Ipswich Town as United’s struggles proceed beneath Erik ten Hag.

According to The Metro, United’s extra senior members of the primary group squad questioned whether or not he had the expertise to hold out the function amid considerations that they had been ill-prepared for matches.

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However, the youthful members of the squad, such because the likes of Angel Gomes and Tahith Chong, noticed McKenna as a consolation within the first group squad – after he had labored with the pair within the academy.

McKenna remained on the Red Devils when Solskjaer was sacked, however he left simply over one month later to hyperlink up with Ipswich.

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Raphael Varane of Manchester United (L) and Casemiro of Manchester United look on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on December 31, 2022 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
Manchester United’s senior gamers had been left unconvinced by Kieran McKenna

McKenna’s Ipswich are actually high of the desk after Jeremy Sarmiento got here off the bench to search out the web within the 97th minute on Sunday.

And after Ipswich went high of the desk, talking on talkSPORT, Peterborough proprietor Darragh MacAnthony reckons he is a top-six supervisor within the making: “Yeah, I was being laughed out of the studio by [producer] Luke – a Liverpool fan – this morning, as an outside dark horse (to succeed Klopp).

“I like his model of soccer. I’ve been watching him since final 12 months in League One and what he’s achieved. You can say that Ipswich are a giant membership, however they didn’t exit and spend mega-millions in the summertime.

Ipswich Town v Queens Park Rangers, EFL Sky Bet Championship, Football, Portman Road, Ipswich, UK - 29 Dec 2023
Ipswich Town are main the three-horse race

“They kept a large part of the squad and the team from League One and they’re top of the Championship with five or six games to go, it’s incredible really. It’s not just his coaching and managing, it’s his style as well. It’s great to watch.

“If you watched that game yesterday, it was a great advert for the industry. It was just non-stop. Russell [Martin] does a great job with Southampton and his style. Then you’ve got Ipswich with their style and it’s just enthralling game to watch. I think he’s destined for the top.

“I think he wins promotion with Ipswich this year and he’ll surprise people with what he’ll do with them in the Premier League and within five or six years, he’ll be managing a top six club.

“That’s with due respect to Ipswich. I respect everything they’ve done there, but I don’t think you can keep a guy like that down forever.”