Former Manchester Metropolis participant, Micah Richards, has predicted the place Manchester United will end this season within the English top-flight league.
Man United completed within the third place on the Premier League desk final season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect misplaced 3-1 towards Crystal Palace on Saturday of their first Premier League fixture.
Richards now believes the Crimson Devils can not compete for the Premier League title this season, including that the Previous Trafford membership might be far behind Liverpool and Man Metropolis on the Premier League desk.
“I don’t assume United have strengthened sufficient at current to problem for the title [this] season,” Richards advised Sky Sports activities earlier than Man United’s conflict with Crystal Palace.
“I feel the arrival of Donny van de Beek improves them, however if you take a look at Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool, their cohesion is infinitely higher than United’s nonetheless.
“If you get new gamers, it doesn’t imply you’re going to be an amazing staff in a single day.
“If you take a look at what Jurgen Klopp has accomplished… he arrived at Liverpool 5 years in the past, and it took him time to achieve the heights.
“I feel they are going to be massively improved and they’ve extra strength-in-depth, however I nonetheless assume they are going to be far off Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis.”