Functional rather than fantastic: Fred and Jadon Sancho the biggest winners of Michael Carrick's first game
By the end of the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reign, those two players in particular perhaps best embodied the problems the Norweigan had encountered in the build-up to his sacking.
MUFC Player Ratings during 2-0 win vs Villareal (Champions League away, 2021/22) - Old Trafford Faithful
David de Gea - Made a couple of outstanding saves. His good form continues.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka - Sadly, it looks like Wan-Bissaka is getting worse.
Confirmed MUFC XI vs Villareal (Champions League away, 2021/22) - Old Trafford Faithful
Although Michael Carrick likely won't be in the job for too long, you have to allow him to pick the side he wants in the meantime - rather than sticking with the same old plan that failed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer time and time again.
Man United XI vs Villarreal: Predicted lineup, confirmed team news and injury latest for Michael Carrick today
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer worked closely with the former midfielder since his arrival, Carrick having joined the backroom staff under Jose Mourinho in the summer of 2018.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Embarrassed' Manchester United boss refuses to be drawn on future after Watford humiliation
The Norwegian was already under huge pressure ahead of Saturday's trip to Vicarage Road and many will feel that his position has now become untenable after another truly miserable afternoon that culminated in a disastrous 4-1 loss.
MUFC Player Ratings during 4-1 loss vs Watford - Old Trafford Faithful
David de Gea - Saved a couple of penalties, but was at fault for the Watford third.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka - His worst display in a United shirt?
Couldn't deal with the far-post cross.
Watford 4-1 Manchester United: Dear oh dear
For any other manager, it would be the end. But at any other club, it would never have gotten this bad.
Louis van Gaal reveals Thomas Muller turned down a move to Manchester United in 2014 & 2015
Thomas Muller is completely synonymous with the idea of Bayern Munich and everything the club stands for.
Team News: Updates ahead of Watford
Manchester United return to Premier League action out of the international break against Watford at Vicarage Road this Saturday, but will be without several key players.
Several Man United stars frustrated at Solskjaer over broken promises: report - Old Trafford Faithful
The Baby Faced Assassin has undoubtedly steadied the ship. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has rectified many mistakes made by Jose Mourinho.