Don’t pick these stars? The Man United players with the worst LOSS rate this season

first_img 1. Chris Smalling has lost 33.3 per-cent of his Premier League appearances this season – Once tipped as a future Man United stalwart and backbone of the England defence, Chris Smalling has been regularly exposed for the Red Devils this season. The defender has been on the losing side in exactly a third of his appearances so far this season. When he took the role, Man United boss Louis van Gaal urged fans and the media not to judge him based on his first three months at the helm, but now, seven months on, very little looks to have changed at Old Trafford.Injury has played a huge role in United’s problems, with the Red Devils’s defence hit particularly badly, but in some respects, Van Gaal’s selection policy has been questionable.Above, we pick out the players to have played at least 10 Premier League fixtures with the worst loss rate.Click the arrows to see who features.*All stats correct up to 14 January 2015SEE THE MAN UNITED PLAYERS WITH THE HIGHEST WIN PERCENTAGES THIS SEASON HERE 3. Marouane Fellaini has the third highest LOSING percentage of any Man United player to have played 10-plus Premier League matches so far* this season, losing 25 per-cent of appearances – Click the arrow to see which players have an even worse losing rate! – The Belgian has enjoyed a better crack of the whip this season, but it seems as though he is still struggling to have the level of influence that he displayed at Everton, losing a quarter of matches in which he has featured. 2. Ander Herrera and Adnan Januzaj have been on the losing side in 27.3 per-cent of Man United’s Premier League games this season – Click the arrow to see which Red Devils’ player has the WORST loss rate… – The young duo have enjoyed mixed starts to the season, and while time is very much on their sides, they have worryingly been on the losing side in 27.3 per-cent of their respective matches. 3 3 3last_img read more