Marcel Sabitzer Shares His Thoughts On Manchester United’s Current Woes


    Marcel Sabitzer has expressed positivity of his loan spell at Premier League giants Manchester United.

    Sabitzer, who joined the Red Devils on a six-month loan on January 31, 2023, made it known that he would have loved to remain at the club beyond his loan stint.

    Sabitzer stats at Manchester United

    Marcel Sabitzer made 18 appearances for Manchester United, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist across all competitions.

    The 29-year-old had an impressive loan spell at the club, helping the club win the Carabao Cup and finishing in the top four – which enabled them to qualify for the 2023/24 UEFA Champions League.

    Sabitzer also had his say on the happenings around the team in the 2023/24 season.

    Marcel Sabitzer at Manchester United
    Sabitzer assisted Manchester United in winning the Carabao Cup in February 2023

    He said: “You ask yourself: what’s going on? I see there’s a lot of noise, results not good, they’ve had defeats at home, which almost felt unthinkable last season. And there’s still the unresolved situation of the ownership”.

    Marcel Sabitzer claims Manchester United players are hungry for success

    The Austrian additionally revealed that he feels “sorry for them because they’re all good guys, and extremely hungry for success”.

    Over the years when Manchester United got into a bad patch, majority of the players were always lambasted for being lackluster, and lacking the needed hunger for success.

    However, Marcel Sabitzer’s statements indicate otherwise, as he has spoken well of his former teammates and their passion for the round leather game.

    Erik Ten Hag’s side have also had a poor start to the 2023/24 season, and that has seen them lose 5 out of their opening 11 league matches, winning the other 6, and they currently sit 8th on the Premier League table with 18 points.

    Manchester United also sit 3rd in Group A of the 2023/24 UEFA Champions League season, having won 1 game and lost 2 matches this campaign.

    Supporters of the Red Devils will be hoping that they can be consistent in victories, having defeated Fulham on Saturday, November 4, 2023, in their last Premier League game.

    Which club does Marcel Sabitzer play for?

    Sabitzer returned to Bayern Munich at the end of the 2022/23 season, but due to the torrent of qualities available at the Bavarian’s disposal, he was sold to Borussia Dortmund.

    The 29-year-old moved to Signal Iduna Park on July 24, 2023, for a fee of €19 million.

    Marcel Sabitzer at Manchester United
    Borussia Dortmund signed Marcel Sabitzer in July 2023

    He has made 11 appearances for the Black and Yellows, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist across all competitions.

    Marcel Sabitzer has played for several European clubs so far in his career, including; RB Leipzig, Red Bull Salzburg, and Rapid Vienna.

    Meanwhile, Erik Ten Hag’s side travel to Denmark to play FC Copenhagen on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, in their last UEFA Champions League encounter.

    They afterward welcome Luton Town to Old Trafford on Saturday, November 11, 2023, for their next league match.


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