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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie claims he is not finding space on the pitch because his team-mates are in the way, reports Jack Wilson of the Daily Star.
The Holland international missed a glaring opportunity to claw United back into the Champions League tie in Greece, but fired over the crossbar.
However, Van Persie claimed in an interview with Dutch television that team-mates are often in his way during matches.
The forward is quoted as saying:
It was quite difficult because my team-mates are often in the area where I want to play.
That's why I have to change my tactics. Unfortunately, they are often in my area.
It was much too slow today and we only had one shot on target in the whole match against Olympiacos, which is far too little.
United legend Roy Keane offered a withering assessment of the team's display in his role as an analyst for ITV, reports the Daily Mirror.
After United midfielder Michael Carrick was interviewed on television, Keane is quoted as saying:
That interview was just like the performance: flat. He should say a bit more, have a bit more urgency even in his interview.
That just reflected United's performance tonight: Flat, with no urgency.
They keep saying, 'Ah, well, next game, next game'. For some of them there won't be another game. That's the reality.