Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has apologized to fans after the Red Devils were on the end of a drubbing at the hands of Merseyside giants Everton.
Spanish international shot stopper De Gea was in goal as Everton ran riot against Manchester United.
The Manchester United stand-in skipper conceded four goals, two goals in each half, against an Everton side that secured a third successive league win at home via a 4-0 victory over the Red Devils.
De Gea apologised to the Manchester United faithfuls via his official Twitter handle.
Brazilian international attacker Richarlison set the Toffees on their way to a thumping victory as early as the 13th minute off an assist from lone striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
Gylfi Sigurdsson added a second goal for Everton to give the hosts a 2-0 lead at the halftime interval.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacted to a poor first half performance with personnel cum tactical change but that didn’t stop the Everton onslaught.
Lucas Digne scored a third goal for the Merseysiders before substitute Theo Walcott finished off the Red Devils with the fourth Everton goal of the game.
The win was enough to take Everton to seventh spot on the table while Manchester United stay two points off the top-four in sixth position and in their quest for Champions League football next season.