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The pressure continues to pile on Manchester United boss David Moyes and Matt Lawton’s piece in the Mail will do little to raise his mood.
On the back of three defeats on the spin, one in the league and two in the cups, Lawton claims to have conducted a week-long assessment of the club in which he has spoken to a host of figures.
His conclusion is far from positive.
Sportsmail has spent the past week talking to central figures in this unfolding drama in an effort to establish what exactly has gone wrong at United, the club who have dominated English football in the Premier League era.
How did it get to the point that defeat in Saturday's encounter with Swansea would come as no great surprise to anyone?
A picture emerges of a divided dressing room, a squad with some senior players who seem to have ‘retired when the manager retired’ and a group of players disaffected by Moyes’s apparent indulgence of Wayne Rooney.
Confidence is shot at a club renowned for their flair and never-say-die spirit.
Lawton has, though, moved to dismiss suggestions that Moyes culled the backroom staff of his predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson, but he does suggest there are divisions among the players over the Scot’s management style.
Certainly an interesting read and it can be found in full here.