Why former Manchester United striker claimed Antony would ‘drive him mad’

The Brazil international has failed to find the net this term or provide an assist in nine outings in a frustrating season so far. He netted eight times last season but manager Erik ten Hag has kept faith with the 23-year-old and handed him a starting role in the Carabao Cup last-16 clash with Newcastle United on Wednesday night.

But Cole, who spent six trophy-laden years at United during his career, feels Antony is falling short of what is required at Old Trafford. The 52-year-old admitted he would be frustrated by the winger were he still playing and questioned what the former Ajax man is offering to the team just now.

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