Paul Scholes delivers blunt verdict on Man United this season

Paul Scholes has ruled Manchester United out of the Premier League title race this season

Paul Scholes has admitted that Manchester United have no chance of challenging for the Premier League title this season under Jose Mourinho.

The Red Devils have been in stuttering form since the Portuguese coach was appointed as the club’s new manager back in May.

United are winless in four attempts in the Premier League and slumped to a 2-1 loss to Fenerbahce in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Mourinho must now prepare his side for their Premier League trip to South Wales to take on Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Red Devils currently trail Premier League leaders Manchester City by eight points after 10 games of the new campaign.

Scholes is not feeling particularly optimistic about Manchester United this season and feel that the Red Devils have no chance of challenging for the title.

Speaking to BT Sport after Thursday loss to Fenerbahce, Scholes said: “We’ve had quite a painful three years really and I think over the next 18 months or two years it could be very similar until this manager has three or four transfer windows to really get a team that he wants.

“I think this team in two years will be unrecognisable from what it is now. Whatever we can do in this two years has to be a bonus, whether we can win the League Cup or the FA Cup.

“They’re not capable of winning the league with this squad.”

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United finished fifth and won the FA Cup last season.

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