Manchester United may have struggled to make the signings Jose Mourinho would have wanted in the transfer market, but the commercial juggernaut that is the Red Devils have snapped up a number of sponsorship deals in the past month.
While the club have made a sluggish start to the season, off the pitch everything looks rosy as the coffers continue to get filled by a slew of new deals.
And while being sustainable is a good way to go about running a football club, their latest commercial alliance with ICICI Bank has caused the Red Devils faithful to squirm in their seats.
After the shock loss to Brighton & Hove Albion and all the transfer hullabaloo surrounding star man Paul Pogba, fans wanted some good news but all they got was this:
Usually commercial deals are slated by rival fans, but this one hasn’t found much favour with the disgruntled United support either.
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One look at the comments section and you get the sentiments of most supporters, worsened by the fact that the ad tries too hard to impress.
Mixing sanskaar with dabbing isn’t the brightest idea ever and the video has gone viral, for all the wrong reasons.
After struggling to beat Leicester City 2-1 at home on the opening day of the Premier League, United were humbled by Brighton on the weekend to lie three points off the pace.
Tottenham Hotspur pay Old Trafford a visit on Monday night and it remains to be seen if this is the beginning of the end of Mourinho’s reign or just a minor bump.
The Special One has a penchant for getting sacked in his third season and speculation is rife that former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is being readied by the club to replace him.