Wenger thinks Solskjaer has got it wrong as he writes off Dan James and Co.

Date published: Thursday 12th September 2019 7:56

Arsene Wenger has written off Manchester United’s current crop of youngsters and doubts whether they have the maturity to play at Old Trafford.

In his first pre-season Ole Gunnar Solskjaer started the rebuilding process at United and offloaded the likes of Chris Smalling, Matteo Darmian, Antonio Valencia, Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku.

And instead of relying on experienced heads the Norwegian has decided to go with talented youngsters with the likes of Dan James, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka arriving.

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Solskjaer has also not been shy to throw in his new boys and the likes of Mason Greenwood, 17, Andreas Pereira, 23, and Scott McTominay, 22, have been given game time also.

Former Arsenal boss Wenger though thinks Solskjaer is playing a dangerous game, with his young players not yet ready to play for United and doubts whether the current crop can emulate the class of ’92

“When you see Man United they are one of the examples where there is a potential there,” Wenger told beIN Sports.

“But they have not found a collective way. Maybe these players are not mature enough to carry the team play of a team like Man United all together.

“That’s the big question mark now. You feel there is something coming out but it’s not ready. That’s why I say when you watch them play they are not candidates to fight for the championship.

“Will they emulate what Giggs, Scholes, Beckham did over a number of years? Personally I’m not convinced.”

 

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