Paul Merson believes the subsequent three video games are key to Man United finishing within the top 4, whereas he doesn’t perceive Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s “match” title.
Solskjaer dominated the Red Devils out of the title race following their 3-3 draw with Everton in early February with Norway claiming that Man United “mustn’t even be thought of title chasers”.
Nonetheless, Solskjaer then said that Man United had “not let” Man City “run away with him” two weeks later admitting on Monday that “one thing might occur”.
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And Merson thinks United will finish within the top 4 however that Solskjaer’s title feedback have been weird.
Merson said Sky Sports activities: “Would you prefer to suppose that Manchester United will attain the top 4 from right here. Nonetheless, it is all nonetheless tight with loads of points to play for within the coming weeks. All it takes is a really poor dip in type and you may shortly get your self right down to a sixth with the video games turning into so thick and fast.
“United have three consecutive away video games against Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Manchester City and a poor run, together with some good outcomes for the teams round them and issues can change. They’ll change fast on this league proper now. That said, if United beat Chelsea you should suppose that Thomas Tuchel’s side is not going to catch them.
“United have the platform and ought to safe a top-four finish. Do they appear up reasonably than behind them?
“I do not get Ole Gunnar Solskjaer saying the title race is not over. A couple of weeks in the past, after they have been in a greater place, he said they weren’t ready to win the title. Now, they’re additional back, and he has not achieved. I am undecided what sport he performs? ”