Alex Ferguson fumes at half time as Man United concede 3 goals against City

Alex Ferguson fumes at half time as Man United concede 3 goals against City

- Alex Ferguson was livid with Manchester United's performance against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup

- United suffered a 3-1 defeat against City in the semifinal first leg in which they conceded all three goals in the first half

- Ferguson however fumed at half time and refused to talk to anyone

Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson was on Tuesday, January 7, livid with the club's performance against Manchester City in the EFL Cup where they suffered 3-1 defeat.

The 78-year-old was in the stands and was frustrated after Manchester United conceded three goals after the first 45 minutes.

According to Daily Star, Sir Alex Ferguson was so livid and he couldn't face pleasantries at half-time and instead headed straight to his office for a glass of red wine.

Senior bosses from both sides are understood to have mingled in the directors' lounge at half-time, but Sir Alex was in no mood to talk.

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"The directors lounge wasn't a good place to be at half-time from a United point of view.

"All Sir Alex wanted to do was go straight to his office. He couldn't face anyone and was determined to be somewhere else, while Mr Woodward just had his head in his hands,'' a club source told the Star.

United manager Ole Solskjaer is now under serious pressure and there are reports that Manchester United chiefs are planning to replace him with Mauricio Pochettino.

Pochettino has not gotten another job since he was sacked at Tottenham where he was replaced with Jose Mourinho.

Earlier, had reported how Jesse Lingard is reportedly on the verge of being axed at Manchester United following his poor performance against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup.

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