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​Neville claims Man Utd put ten Hag in 'unacceptable situation'

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Manchester United legend Gary Neville has blasted the club for putting new manager Erik ten Hag in a tough situation.

The Dutchman lost his opening game in the Premier League at home against Brighton, with the Red Devils going down 2-1.

Brighton scored twice through Pascal Gross in the first half, before a second half own-goal gave United a lifeline they did not ultimately take.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Neville said: "I think it will have been a shock to [Ten Hag].

"Obviously they had a promising pre-season, but I think anybody who watched those Manchester United players that he has been handed as his squad will recognise that that is a familiar performance.

"The people above him should have know that that was an unacceptable situation to hand Erik ten Hag that squad, it needed improving more than it has been already."

"The reality has hit home."

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