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Matic fires Man Utd warning at top 4 rivals

Manchester United veteran Nemanja Matic insists their top four push remains on target, despite their 2-2 draw with Southampton.

Matic insists United cannot afford to let the draw dampen their hopes.

He told MUTV: “We have to keep our head up. We have three games to go. The next one is Crystal Palace on Thursday. If we win the last three games, we are in the Champions League.

“We have to stay positive and keep working as we were until now. Everything is in our hands. It's in our hands – we have to recover as soon as possible.

“We have another game now against a very good team again, so we have to go with everything because we want to play Champions League next season."

Matic added: “Of course, three months ago, it was not in our hands. We needed Chelsea and Leicester to drop points, which they did obviously. Now we are a point behind Chelsea and it's in our hands.

“We'll take it game by game. We'll think about Palace first, then see if we do our job there, like we normally do."

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