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Teddy Sheringham: 'Manchester United have to do a lot better'

Sheringham: 'United have to do a lot better'
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Former Manchester United striker Teddy Sheringham says that a vast improvement is needed from the current crop if they are to make up the gap on Man City next term.

Teddy Sheringham has admitted that former club Manchester United "have to get a lot better" if they are to rival Manchester City for major domestic honours next season.

The Red Devils ended 2017-18 trophiless in a campaign that will best be remembered for finishing 19 points adrift of their rivals in the Premier League runners-up spot.

Sheringham, who famously lifted the treble during his time at Old Trafford in 1999, expects a vast improvement from United's players in Jose Mourinho's third term in charge.

"Manchester United are all about winning stuff and they haven't done that [this season]," he told Sky Sports News. "It's very unusual for Jose Mourinho as well because he knows how to win trophies but, they'll have to do better next season.

"There's a lot of Manchester United players that are not playing to their full potential, that's up to them and to the manager to sort that out.

"Man City have taken the game to a different level this year and they will probably be doing it again next season, so they'll have to get a lot better."

United lost last weekend's FA Cup final 1-0 to Chelsea through a first-half penalty from Eden Hazard.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

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