Scholes, Owen Back Man United To Win Premier League This season


Paul Scholes and Michael Owen believe Manchester United are capable of winning the Premier League this season after picking up a sixth straight away win at Sheffield United.

United came from behind to beat Sheffield 3-2 on Thursday night to move five points behind league leaders Liverpool with a game in hand over the Premier League champions.

Marcus Rashford scored twice either side of an Anthony Martial strike and Scholes believes United’s attacking line-up can serve them well to launch a title charge. 

“I think if they can keep nine or ten players fit for the next 26 games they will be there or thereabouts. They’ve found an exciting way of playing,” Scholes told Amazon Prime Sport.

“I think (Solskjaer) has changed formations and personnel a lot. For five games (last year) they didn’t change the team and it was this team tonight without the left-back and goalkeeper. It’s a 4-2-3-1 and it worked. 

“It’s a formation that really suits the team….

Source: Complete Sports