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‘Fernandes can make Man Utd title challengers’ – Berbatov sees Red Devils closing gap to Liverpool and City – Yahoo Sports



August 2, 2020
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Bruno Fernandes can help to make Manchester United title challengers in 2020-21, claims Dimitar Berbatov, with the Red Devils needing to “improve again” in a bid to close in on Liverpool and Manchester City.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer guided his side to a third-place Premier League finish in 2019-20, with an impressive run of form since the turn of the year – which was not disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic – seeing Champions League qualification secured.

The challenge now is to build on those foundations, with a side accustomed to challenging for major honours looking to rein in a couple of local rivals who have pulled well clear of the chasing pack.

become serious contenders for the domestic crown once more.” data-reactid=”26″ type=”text”>Berbatov believes United are capable of doing that, with a few minor tweaks required in the transfer market in order for those at Old Trafford tobecome serious contenders for the domestic crown once more.

Betfair: “By default, my opinion is United should be challenging for the title, even when going through difficult periods.” data-reactid=”27″ type=”text”>The former Red Devils striker toldBetfair: “By default, my opinion is United should be challenging for the title, even when going through difficult periods.

“It’s been a challenging few years, but the fact remains that United need to be challenging for the title. They need to improve again to challenge Man City and Liverpool next season, but they can do it.

“Every season is different and has its unique ups and downs, the teams you expect don’t always end up doing well, but with United you always expect them to be title contenders, especially if they make some signings.”

United have found plenty of value in recent windows, bringing in the likes of Harry Maguireand Bruno Fernandes, with theaddition of a Portuguese playmaker in January considered to have raised the collective standard in Manchester.” data-reactid=”30″ type=”text”>United have found plenty of value in recent windows, bringing in the likes of Harry Maguireand Bruno Fernandes, with theaddition of a Portuguese playmaker in January considered to have raised the collective standard in M

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