With glum faces befitting their their latest humiliation, a 2-1 defeat by Norwich City, Manchester United’s underperforming superstars arrived for training at Carrington on Monday with the axe hanging over the head of their manager Louis van Gaal.
One black car followed another as the United players booed off Old Trafford on Saturday reported for duty as Jose Mourinho becomes a leading contender to take the reins should the club’s American owners choose to sack Van Gaal.
Memphis Depay’s Mercedes G-class – worth £87,795,000 at its most basic level – was among the less subtle vehicles in the procession, with a notable feature being his personalised leather headrests inscribed with M7, the number he’s inherited but not yet fully earned given it’s been worn by club greats such as David Beckham, Eric Cantona and Cristiano Ronaldo
Memphis Depay arrives for training on Monday morning in his deluxe four-wheel-drive with personalised C7 headrests
Defender Chris Smalling rolls into Carrington in his sporty Bentley following United’s 2-1 defeat by Norwich on Saturday
Maroune Fellaini, who started before being replaced on the hour at the weekend, is driven into the training ground in a Mercedes