Trevor Sinclair thinks Manchester United fans are “delusional” that the #EmptyOldTrafford initiative will impact the club’s owners.
Fans are at their wits end with the Glazer family ownership of the club which has seen the American tycoons leave the debt-ridden club while the playing team continues to look like a shell of themselves.
A poor start to the Premier League under Erik ten Hag only added to that unease, with a loss to Brighton followed by a 4-0 loss to Brentford last weekend leaving the Red Devils bottom of the table.
Since the start of the new campaign, supporters have plotted a new way to show their displeasure with the way the club is being run, with #EmptyOldTrafford being the plan for fans to boycott the critical clash with rivals Liverpool on Monday , live on talkSPORT.
However, according to Sinclair, the global reach of a club like United means such a protest is doomed.
Speaking on White and Jordan, Sinclair said: “Heard something trending about Manchester United, #EmptyOldTrafford.
“I think the fans are delusional.
“It’s such a touristy fanbase, sorry to use the phrase, but it is.
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“If the normal fans who go to the games don’t go, the tourists will buy those tickets and so it won’t affect anything.
“Like Simon [Jordan] said earlier, it’s not the fans who fund Manchester United, it’s the sponsors, the TV broadcasters and so I don’t know if it’s going to do anything for Manchester United fans.
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