“I think Jose gave the right message before the game saying they will end up in the top four.
“I don’t think it would have been acceptable at the start of the season, and certainly the start of last season, to say the top four is achievable, because he will have wanted to challenge for the title with the money that has been spent. That’s where United need to be.
“But they’re not near that level at this moment in time, and it typifies really what they are at the moment, which is inconsistent.
“You can see them go away to Chelsea and nearly win, go away to Watford and Young Boys, and sometimes you can watch them at home against Wolves or Crystal Palace or Valencia, and they’re nowhere near.