Whatabbouttery is a stupid game but it’s one that Luke Shaw has decided to play, using Arsenal’s awfulness to demonstrate Manchester United aren’t that bad, they’re just picked on.
“The manager can’t keep defending us,” Shaw told the Mail on Sunday. “We’re the ones who need to shoulder the blame and start performing on the pitch. This is Manchester United. You know why you’re here.”
“‘Everyone is watching, everyone wants to have a go when you lose. It’s part and parcel of playing for United. No disrespect to Arsenal because I think they are a fantastic club but they’re not having the greatest season and it hardly gets mentioned. I find it funny that if it’s United, everyone criticises.”
LOL This is not a good defence pic.twitter.com/pfFrGNO5IZ
— Daily Cannon (@DailyCannon) February 16, 2020
“We know when we haven’t been good enough. We’re here to take this club back to where it belongs — winning trophies and challenging for titles. There are a lot of good days to come.”
Well now, Luke, do you not read? Can you not read? Do you have trouble understanding words? Do you not watch TV? Sky Sports? BT Sports? The BBC? Arsenal being rubbish has been consistent theme in nearly all media coverage for at least seven years.
That being said, we are all guilty of exactly what Luke Shaw has done here. We all see the criticism aimed at the club we support but manage to miss the stuff aimed at others.
Still, it is quite something to live in this world and think that Arsenal being rubbish hardly gets mentioned. I mean…
United are currently four points ahead of Arsenal who have endured one of their worst starts to a season in their history under Unai Emery.