talkSPORT host: Man City still in United’s shadow, empty seats a ‘disgrace’

first_img Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion For all the excuses offered by the club and the fans, Cundy was adamant the City supporters must get behind their team.“The fans have got to get on board,” he continued. “I thought they were poor last night, not to turn up – those empty seats were a disgrace.“53,000 they got against Fulham so they’re there. Where were they last night?” predicted The atmosphere had a clear effect on the players, who looked poor on the night latest BEST OF 3 “The owners have got ambition for this football club, they want to be recognised as the world’s No.1 club.“It’s a global brand, but they’re never going to be a Real Madrid, they’re never going to be a Barcelona, they’re never going to be a Manchester United – so they’ve got to do it a different way. And they’re doing a pretty damn good job right now!“But the owner’s ambitions are far bigger than the fans. You can’t be recognised as a global football club in the true sense of the word, unless you win this competition. scrap After crashing out in the quarter-finals of the Champions League last season, the Citizens played out a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Lyon on Wednesday night.Much of the post game discussion featured heavily around the empty seats at the Etihad and the impact it had on the team.While former Arsenal man Adrian Clarke believes Guardiola is to blame for the performance, Jason Cundy was far less kind to City supporters.Speaking to Adrian Durham on Drivetime, he said: “They are still in Manchester United’s shadow and, as far as I am concerned, they will be there for a long time. Most Popular football stories silverware 3 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update The Etihad was visibly below capacity before and during the game revealed 3 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Jason Cundy says it was a ‘disgrace’ to see so many empty seats at Manchester City’s opening Champions League game and claims the club remain in the shadow of rivals Manchester United.Despite City blitzing all in sight as they stormed to the Premier League title last season, boss Pep Guardiola is yet to find the recipe for success in Europe. gameday cracker Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos “You have to get your hands on this trophy, it’s got to be in the cabinet and I know from experience. I know as a Chelsea fan, it was recognised early on, this was the trophy you have got to get your hands on.“You’ve got to be seen as the Kings of Europe.”After Chelsea on the Champions League in 2012, Eden Hazard joined from Lille in a £32 million deal which, had they not triumphed over Bayern Munich on penalties that night, may never have materialised.The Belgium captain was linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer to none other than current European Kings Real Madrid – proving Cundy’s point. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 SORRY Rivals United won the competition most recently in 2008 How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings 🔴 “They are still in Manchester United’s shadow”🤬 “Not to turn up, those empty seats…It’s a disgrace!”#MCFC fans, @JasonCundy05 has plenty to say to you! pic.twitter.com/DqB98mnSiz— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) September 20, 2018last_img