OLYMPICS legend Usain Bolt has slammed Manchester United for relying so heavily on Cristiano Ronaldo.
Usain Bolt believes Man Utd are relying too heavily on Cristiano Ronaldo[/caption]
Bolt reckons United’s struggles will get worse if other players don’t chip in[/caption]
United’s haphazard form has seen them fall to sixth in the Premier League table, nine points behind leaders Chelsea.
The Red Devils have won just one of their last six league outings.
And that same run has seen them lose four times, including humiliating home defeats to nearest rivals Liverpool and Man City.
However, 36-year-old Ronaldo has been United’s one saving grace during these bleak months, scoring nine goals in 12 games and keeping his club in the Champions League reckoning.
All eyes will be on the Portuguese veteran when he leads the line for United at Watford on Saturday.
But Red Devils fan Bolt believes his club are relying too heavily on Ronaldo.
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And he believes United ‘are going to struggle’ if other players do not step up to share the load.
Bolt told The Nationali: “Cristiano has saved us in every game.”
“One guy has to do all the work. We have not played good football in so long.”
The pressure is now on Solskjaer to turn United’s fortunes around, with the likes of Leicester’s Brendan Rodgers reportedly being lined up.
However, Bolt feels the ship has sailed on landing a top replacement should Solskjaer go.
That’s because his first choice for the Old Trafford hot seat was ex-Chelsea boss Conte – now the new Tottenham manager.
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Bolt admits he wanted to see now-Spurs boss Antonio Conte at Old Trafford[/caption]
Bolt added: “I wanted Conte. He’s going to do so well at Spurs, he is going to get them organised.
“Everywhere he goes, he structures the team so well. In January, he is probably going to get one or two players.
“Then at the end of the season, he is probably going to find proper players and bring them in.”