Paul Scholes: Why Man United won’t win the Premier League title

Paul Scholes is not convinced that Manchester United are genuine title contenders this season

Paul Scholes revealed that he is unconvinced about Manchester United’s title credentials after the Red Devils’ 2-1 win over Watford on Saturday.

The Red Devils battled to a victory over the Hornets at Vicarage Road as they scored a last-gasp winner to move up to second place in the Premier League table after 13 games.

There still appear to be question marks about whether Louis van Gaal’s side have what it takes to sustain a serious title challenge for the duration of the campaign.

And former United midfielder Scholes says that he is not convinced that the Red Devils are capable of winning the title this season.

Speaking on BT Sport, Scholes said: “Are they good enough to go on and win the league? I’m not 100 per cent convinced, I think Manchester City and Arsenal would have to struggle with injuries and form.

“That says everything about them and is typical of the way Manchester United have played this season.”

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United, who finished fourth last season, take on Leicester City at the King Power Stadium next weekend knowing that a victory would move them to the top of the Premier League table as the hectic festive schedule looms large.

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