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Gary Neville Claims It's 'Impossible' For Manchester United To Win The Premier League In Next Two Years

Gary Neville Claims It's 'Impossible' For Manchester United To Win The Premier League In Next Two Years

Gary Neville has ruled out Manchester United rivalling Liverpool and Manchester City for the Premier League title in the next two years.

The Red Devils struggled under José Mourinho during the first half of the season and had a short burst of success under current boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

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But United limped towards the finishing line and ended the season in sixth place, effectively ending their dreams of finishing in the top four and securing Champions League football.

And now United legend Neville, 44, believes that Solskjær needs time to rebuild before they could mount a serious title challenge.

"There has to be a lot of change here. With the exchange of some players it is not done," the Sky Sports pundit told Bild.

"It will not be possible for United to become a champion for the next two years."

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United last tasted Premier League success when they captured their 20th English league title in the 2012-13 season under Sir Alex Ferguson.

Solskjær, 46, is well aware of the challenge that awaits him at Old Trafford as he prepares to overhaul his squad.

The Norwegian has snapped up Daniel James from Swansea City as his first summer signing and United are reportedly closing in on the acquisition of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace.

But Solskjær will face a tough test in keeping hold of United superstar Paul Pogba, who has admitted that he wants to quit the club amid interest from Real Madrid and Juventus.

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While Neville believes that United aren't immediate title challengers, fellow Red Devils legend Rio Ferdinand says that Solskjær needs time to put the club back on track.

"If Ole can get that time and can get that right, and get his ideas into the players with clarity, then they're onto a good thing," the 40-year-old told talkSPORT.

"But I don't this is an overnight turnaround at all."

Agree or disagree with Neville?

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Topics: Football News, Football, Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson, red devils, Premier League, Rio Ferdinand, Gary Neville, Old Trafford

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

 

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