Manchester United media round-up: Ince says his opinion has changed of current side

A round up of news stories this morning related to Manchester United.

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince told the Daily Mail that his old team’s performance against Tottenham last weekend changed his opinion of the current side.

United produced arguably their best performance of the season to get the better of Spurs with a 3-0 victory.

They now face a massive challenge to get the better of in form arch rivals Liverpool this weekend.

“If you'd asked me a couple of weeks ago I'd have said a comfortable win for Liverpool, now, I think there's a bit more to it as United were more like the old United against Tottenham,” he said.

Ince has also suggested in the Mail that former player Roy Keane could become manager at United one day in the future.

Keane does have managerial experience having had spells with Sunderland and Ipswich Town since he retired as a player.

However, whether he can handle the magnitude of managing United is a completely different animal.

“He has a poker face, doesn’t show if things are affecting him, and there is no reason why Roy couldn’t go back to Manchester United (as manager),” said Ince.

Another former United player, Paul Scholes, has suggested in the London Evening Standard that his old side’s performance against Tottenham shows they will be up for the fight this weekend.

Scholes feels United are likely to show some battling qualities in the game against Liverpool, which will be significant to them getting a result.

Whoever wins the match will take control in the race for the final Champions League qualification spot.

“That victory for United on Sunday suggests they might be up for this challenge and, in terms of stadium and atmosphere, they do not come any bigger,” wrote Scholes.

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