Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas says three players make Manchester United vulnerable

first_imgArsenal legend Charlie Nicholas says three players make Manchester United vulnerable Advertisement Brighton 0-3 Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:10FullscreenBrighton 0-3 Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘They are still not as solid at the back, though. Has David De Gea improved? No. The full-backs aren’t great defenders.‘You can get at them but it’s working for United at the moment, and Pogba has an attitude that says he wants to be back in the team. He is ticking over nicely.‘United have the momentum, and that momentum will make them believe they can make the top four.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘It is looking like they will at the moment, even though they are still a way short of Manchester City and Liverpool.’The former Arsenal striker added: ‘I applaud what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has done and they look to be in a good position. Let’s see if they can finish it off.‘Have they got great choices on the bench? Not as much as they did have, but their fixtures have been good and I expect their form to continue here. United 3-0 Bournemouth.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Man Utd stars Fernandes and Pogba injured in training ground clashMORE: Yorke tells Manchester United to sign two players – including Sancho Metro Sport ReporterFriday 3 Jul 2020 10:24 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.3kShares Manchester United are enjoying a superb run under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Picture: Getty)Charlie Nicholas has been impressed by Manchester United’s recent form but says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are still vulnerable.The Red Devils have impressed since the season resumed last month, winning three of their four matches to make up ground on fourth-placed Chelsea and progress to the semi-finals of the FA Cup.Arsenal legend Nicholas expects United to maintain their winning run on Saturday when relegation-battlers Bournemouth visit Old Trafford but says teams can still ‘get at’ Solskjaer’s side because of David de Gea’s inconsistent form and because their full-backs ‘are not great defenders’.Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who joined from Crystal Palace for £50million last summer, and Luke Shaw have been Solskjaer’s two main full-backs this season.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTLooking ahead to Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Bournemouth, Nicholas told Sky Sports: ‘I think it is going to be plain-sailing for United, and another bad day for Bournemouth’s goal-difference.‘The key ingredient is Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes finding passes, whether they play into feet or in behind. It gives you variety and options.‘Mason Greenwood adds another dimension. It is breathtaking seeing the options they are now getting. Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

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