Tim Krul hasn’t exactly delivered a ringing endorsement of his former manager, describing life under Alan Pardew as having ‘a lot of negatives and a lot of positives’.
While when it comes to John Carver, the United keeper is obviously not going to say anything untoward.
However, reading between the lines surely Krul thinks a lot of what is going on is a bit of a joke. With no investment in the team in January, teh Dutch keeper is still seeing the same errors happening in front of him, such as Mike Williamson and his latest shocker against Stoke.
Krul talks of everybody knowing their jobs under John Carver but then says he cannot believe what happened with the equaliser against Stoke.
Also, the claims he makes that if you don’t do your job under Carver then you’ll be out of the team…surely most of the players know fine well there is nobody to replace them. For example if Krul himself was out of favour, what is Carver going to do – put Jak Alnwick back in?
Tim Krul Speaking to the Chronicle;
“There were a lot of negatives and a lot of positives (under Pardew) and it would be nice to get one over on him on Wednesday night.
“I liked playing for him, he gave me the number one spot so on that note it was four years where I became the goalie I am now. “
“Everyone has moved on now in the right way and things are sorted now, we have got John and Stoney and I’m pleased with the way it is going.”
“It is going to be difficult because they (Palace) are in really good form at the moment. I look at our team and we are good at the moment – it just needs little tweaks from us.”
It is going well…;
“It’s going well. We have got very clear plans, which is good. If you don’t do your job you won’t play under John and everyone knows that.
“It has been a little bit different. He’s putting a job on every single position and everyone knows what they have to do, in my opinion it is coming off.”
“I don’t know what is happening with the late goals.
“When you have the ball in the corner you have to keep it there. The ball (Stoke equaliser) kept going back, back, back to me, that is not how we should be playing but we did and unfortunately that’s more points lost.”
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