Bruno Fernandes unhappy with Manchester United fans booing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Watford defeat

Bruno Fernandes was not happy with Manchester United fans booing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Reuters)

Bruno Fernandes had to be dragged away from Manchester United’s supporters after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was booed following the 4-1 defeat to Watford on Saturday.

United were two goals behind by half time following a woeful display but pulled one back through Donny van de Beek in the 50th minute.

However, United’s chances of a comeback were hampered when Harry Maguire was sent off with 21 minutes remaining for a second yellow card.

Two more goals from Watford in injury time wrapped up the win for Claudio Ranieri’s side, leaving United with five defeats in their last seven Premier League games.

The result has also piled more pressure on Solskjaer, who approached United’s away fans after the full-time whistle and held up both hands as an apology.

But after Solskjaer was booed by United supporters, Fernandes, who was standing just yards away from the Norwegian, waved his finger in disapproval and pointed at his teammates standing behind him, suggesting that the blame should be placed on them.

Fred, who was an unused substitute at Vicarage Road, then ran up to Fernandes and pulled him away from the United supporters.

Speaking after the game, Fernandes stressed that every United player needed to improve and the blame should not be placed on Solskjaer and the coaching staff.

‘In these games in the Premier League it’s not enough playing for just one half,’ Fernandes told beIN Sports.

Bruno Fernandes was dragged away from booing Manchester United fans by Fred (Getty)

‘Watford is good team with quality, they are aggressive up front and if you give them enough chances you will concede goals, that is a problem for us for many games.

‘I think the attitude in the second half was there but in the first half it was too slow from everyone.

‘We don’t tackle, we don’t win our duels and against these teams you have to win that. You have to show the same intensity as them and afterwards try to show your quality and why you play for Manchester United.

‘It’s everyone’s fault. It’s not the coach, one player or two, it’s everyone. Everyone has to take the responsibility because everyone has to do better.’

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