As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Man Utd great Scholes: This isn't a great football team

Manchester United great Paul Scholes is unconvinced by the current team.

Scholes was speaking after their Europa League win against Granada.

“I look at Manchester United and I don't think they are a great football team," Scholes told BT Sport.

“But they've got individuals that win you games of football.

“When you look at the top end of the pitch – you look at [Marcus] Rashford, look at [Anthony] Martial, I know Martial is injured of course."

Of his playing days, Scholes added: “I think we had everything.

“We were a great team, probably didn't have many stand-out individuals – we had Cristiano Ronaldo of course and Ryan Giggs – but we played as a team as well.

“I don't think this team is quite knitted as a team, I still think they rely heavily on [Bruno] Fernandes...which you should do when you pay £67million for him, you expect him to score goals."


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free