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Paul Scholes claims Liverpool and Man City will be worrying about Man United

Scholes claims Liverpool, Man City will be worrying about Man United
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Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes claims that Liverpool and Manchester City will be 'worried' about his old club due to their current good form.

Former England midfielder Paul Scholes has claimed that Liverpool and Manchester City will be 'worried' about his old club Manchester United following their latest run of form.

The Red Devils eased to a 3-0 away victory over relegation threatened Aston Villa on Thursday evening, closing the gap on Leicester City in fourth place, with only one point separating the two sides.

Liverpool, who have already secured the Premier League title, currently sit 34 points ahead of United, while their city rivals are 11 points ahead of them in second place.

However, following United's victory at Villa Park, Scholes took to social media where he claimed that the top two should be 'worried' about Manchester United heading into next season.

"It is time for a couple of teams to start worrying about this team?" Scholes said on Instagram. "I have a hunch they might be already."

United's strong form since the restart has put them in a good position to finish in the top four, however lifting the Europa League trophy this August would be enough to see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side qualify for the Champions League regardless of their league position.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLiverpool38323385335299
2Manchester CityMan City382639102356781
3Manchester UnitedMan Utd381812866363066
4Chelsea382061269541566
5Leicester CityLeicester381881267412662
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs3816111161471459
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves381514951401159
8Arsenal381414105648856
9Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd381412123939054
10Burnley38159144350-754
11Southampton38157165160-952
12Everton381310154456-1249
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle381111163858-2044
14Crystal Palace381110173150-1943
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton38914153954-1541
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham38109194962-1339
17Aston Villa3898214167-2635
RBournemouth3897224065-2534
RWatford38810203664-2834
RNorwich CityNorwich3856272675-4921

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