Blind: Manchester United will challenge for title next year

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The Dutchman believes his side will definitely be up there next season.

Manchester United star Daley Blind has told the club’s official website that there is no doubt his side will challenge for the title next season.

Louis van Gaal’s side are on a fine run of form as the Premier League comes to a close, having won their last six games on the trot, which included victories over Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City.

The last of those wins was the 4-2 win over their fierce rivals City on Sunday afternoon, a result which put them just one point behind second placed Arsenal. It also led to suggestions they could win the title next year, but as far as Blind is convinced, a title challenge is a given.

"Manchester United is always a club that is fighting for the title so it's an easy answer," he said.

“You want to do better every time you play and if you see how we've done I think we've improved a lot. We're still improving and we really are one team and that's important.”

Saturday afternoon’s late kick-off sees United take on leaders Chelsea in what will prove to be a crucial fixture to determine where the title ends up.

While Jose Mourinho’s side look destined to win it, a loss to United would give the chasing pack a hope of catching up.

Blind though, says that he and his teammates will simply be focusing on their own game and treating each fixture like a final.

“We don't have to watch for Chelsea or anyone else,” he added.

“We have to focus on our own game. We have to look at ourselves. Every game is a final to the end and we have to believe in ourselves."

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