Tottenham star Lucas Moura warns his teammates that Manchester United will be ‘hungry’ after the humiliating loss to Liverpool and that it is ‘always’ a dangerous time to play against them despite their recent slump so
- Tottenham play Manchester United out of shape in Premier League on Saturday
- United are coming off a resounding 5-0 loss to rival Liverpool
- Moura has warned his teammates that United will be ‘hungry’ after the defeat
- He adds that Tottenham will be eager to bounce back from their loss to West Ham.
Tottenham star Lucas Moura is wary of Manchester United’s response to their humiliating 5-0 loss to Liverpool on Sunday.
The Red Devils travel to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday in hopes of bouncing back after failing to win their last four Premier League games.
Tottenham are looking to bounce back from a defeat of their own, after losing 1-0 to West Ham at the weekend.
Tottenham star Lucas Moura warned his team to beware of a dangerous Manchester United team
Lucas had told Standard Sport that “it is always a dangerous time” to play against United.
He added: ‘They are hungry for the game against Liverpool and we are hungry for the game against West Ham.
“They have very good players, they have good football experience and they will know how to get through this moment.
The Red Devils will be eager for an answer after their terrible performance against Liverpool
“This is not our problem, no matter what moment they have, we just have to do our best, go out on the field and fight and play our game to get the three points.”
United have had the week to recover and get fit for Saturday’s clash, while Tottenham took a close Carabao Cup win against Burnley on Wednesday.
Moura said: ‘It was a very important victory, especially after the loss against West Ham and before the game against United.
‘The feeling was very bad against West Ham because we played well and we didn’t deserve to lose, and last night the feeling was very good. We played well, it was a very good performance, we deserved to win and now we are going with everything against United.
Tottenham are also coming off a league loss to West Ham last weekend.
Tottenham beat Burnley in the Carabao Cup, while United had the week off to prepare.
Tottenham are one point ahead of Manchester United in sixth place heading into the weekend’s game.
Criticism has been thrown in Nuno Espirito Santo’s path this season, but his opponent this weekend, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is in desperate need of a good result.
The Norwegian’s position at Old Trafford is far from stable and he needs to bounce back from Liverpool’s defeat with a good run of form.