Renowned sports presenter Richard Keys believes that Manchester United will fail to win their Premier League matches against Chelsea and Manchester City.
Louis van Gaal’s side will host the Blues at Old Trafford on Sunday and will take on city-rivals City in their next league game the following weekend.
Chelsea and City are widely considered as the two top favourites for the Premier League title this season, and Keys is the opinion that United will fail to win against either of them.
‘Now comes Van Gaal's first real test’, the former Sky Sports presenter wrote on his blog. ‘Three of United's next four are 'monsters'. We'll get a really good idea of where they are next Sunday v Chelsea and there's City to follow pretty soon after that.
‘I don't think they'll win any of them v the big boys. By the way Louis, what on earth are 'lateral defenders'? Full-backs? The game has gone mad!’
United will head into next weekend’s round of matches placed sixth in the league table with 12 points from eight matches. The Red Devils were held to a 2-2 draw by West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Monday and need to step up their game to get the better of Chelsea on Sunday.