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United short of a winger and a Centre-half

Mon 18 January 2021 | 9:40

The former Manchester United player is confident for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to claim the title, he has to strengthen his defensive and attacking.

According to

Gary Neville


Manchester United

are lacking two players to seal the

Premier League


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

revealed his need for a right winger and centre-half when they were discussing their interest in

Jadon Sancho


Sergio Ramos


The Red Devils have started the season on the right track, as they sit on top of the table. However, a challenge is awaiting them for the second half has just started.

Neville, however, is not certain whether United have what it takes to keep the title and to edge out clubs such as

Manchester City



, the squad must put in the last of their power.

Following the clean sheet at Anfield, Neville said: “

I look at the game on Sunday and think: how do you go from that to becoming title winners?

“I think one area is that United need to push up the pitch a bit more, up in the game a bit more. If you look at Liverpool, even with Fabinho and Henderson in defence, they are well up the pitch, on the halfway line.

“One more area is that the right-hand side is a problem. Juan Mata has played there, Dan James has, Paul Pogba has, Marcus Rashford has, Donny van de Beek's played there, Mason Greenwood's played there, and nobody has cemented it.

“We know Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted that right-wing position filled in the summer, and he didn't get it, and it's just posing a little bit of a problem. If there was a goalscoring right winger in that squad today, with Rashford and Anthony Martial, that I think would be a difference.

“So a centre-back that gets them up the pitch that 10 yards, and a right winger, they are the two positions I'd focus on.

“We know Liverpool's problems were a centre-back and a goalkeeper, and they signed Virgil van Dijk and Alisson. Manchester United just need that little bit of belief, and a couple extra players, and they're not as far away as it looks if City and Liverpool stay at this standard and don't jump back up to that 100-point standard.”

United are looking for suitable recruitment after having spent much of 2020 eyeing Borussia Dortmund’s Sancho, while Ramos may be up for snap as his contract is due to expire in the summer making him a free agent.

source: SportMob