Gary Neville predicts Manchester United will miss out on high 4 as they’re behind Arsenal, Chelsea AND Tottenham… however says it might be ‘OUTSTANDING’ if Erik ten Hag can restore them to Champions League in his first season at Outdated Trafford
- Gary Neville has provided his damning opinion on United’s possibilities this season
- Neville believes United can end greater if Frenkie De Jong indicators for the membership
- The pundit spoke following the Premier League opener at Selhurst Park
The previous United captain spoke previous to the Premier League opener between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Friday. Talking concerning the prospect of a return to Champion’s League soccer for the three-time winners, Neville was uncertain:
‘I don’t suppose United with their present squad will end fourth, but when they carry de Jong and a striker in it’s a special story.’
Gary Neville believes Manchester United will miss out on a high 4 spot
After scraping Europa League qualification on the ultimate day of the season beneath the stewardship of Ralf Rangnick, the brand new boss has utilised the summer season break to strengthen his squad for the approaching marketing campaign.
Lisandro Martinez has joined again up with Ten Hag after enjoying beneath the Dutch boss at Ajax, whereas full-back Tyrell Malacia is one other Eredivise import within the 52-year-old’s squad. Danish worldwide Christian Eriksen has additionally joined United after impressing in his return to the Premier League with Brentford.
Regardless of the brand new signings, United discover themselves embroiled in two ongoing switch fiascos, with high goal Frenkie de Jong’s future nonetheless up within the air amidst claims he would like to remain at Barcelona, and star man Cristiano Ronaldo aiming for an exit from the membership.
Neville believes that membership might end greater ought to they seize high goal Frenkie de Jong
The previous United captain known as the membership’s opening league sport in opposition to Brighton ‘powerful’
Talking concerning the Ten Hag’s first aggressive sport in control of United of their Premier League fixture at residence to Brighton on Sunday, Neville stated:
‘I don’t know what is going to occur Sunday. I favored what I noticed pre-season, however Brighton at Outdated Trafford shall be powerful.’
United have certified for the Champions League six instances following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement in 2013, however have by no means gone additional than the quarter-finals of the competitors since, crashing out within the final eight to Bayern Munich in 2014, and Barcelona in 2019.
Information broke earlier this week that new United CEO Richard Arnold has introduced the legendary supervisor again into the fold at Outdated Trafford alongside former chief government David Gill.