Carrick: We take responsibility for not playing well as a squad.



Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has said that the Red Devils must take responsibility for their run of defeats after the Potters smashed them 2-0 on Saturday.

Louis van Gaal's side lost again in the Premier League on Boxing day to Stoke City, making it seven games without a win for United in all competitions, as they slipped to sixth position on the table.

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“As a club, as a group of players, the staff and the manager; everyone is in this together. We have to stick together and win football matches. We all have to take responsibility for that, we are all in it together," he told Sky Sports, manutd.com reported.

“We are on a horrible run, it’s a horrible feeling, it hurts a lot and it’s hard to take. We are not playing well enough as a squad, we take responsibility for that, it has to be a lot better. When you are on a bad run, it’s tough, it’s hard to take.

“This is Manchester United we are playing for, it’s a special club and it's a privilege to play here - we need to do better, it’s as simple as that.”


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