Despite their current occupancy of the number one and number two positions in the Premier League table belonging to Arsenal and Liverpool, the two title contenders come the end of the season will be Manchester United and Chelsea according to Old Trafford legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who believes history and playing staff are both on the red side of Manchester.
'Manchester United and Chelsea [are] for me are the main contenders,' the baby-faced assassin, now 40, is reported to have told Sky Sports.
Even though David Moyes' squad are the reigning title holders, there were vocal doubts over their ability to retain the trophy this season due to the managerial change-around and their sub-standard start to the current campaign.
However, the club have not suffered defeat since a 2-1 loss to West Bromwich Albion in late September, have since accumulated 13 points from a possible 15 and have shortened the gap from themselves to the top of the division to just five points which thus bolsters their status as legitimate contenders.
Solskjaer believes 'United can still win it - no problem,' because 'they've got the players to do it, they've got the history to do it, now when David is getting to know the players, I'm sure we'll improve. I'm still saying 'we'', he quipped. 'After almost 15 years you still feel a part.'
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