Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Still Possess the Fear Factor, Insists Wolfsburg Ace

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Still Possess the Fear Factor, Insists Wolfsburg Ace

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WOLFSBURG'S former Chelsea player Andre Schurrle believes United still have the fear factor but the German says an early goal in the Volkswagen Arena could shake the goal-shy Reds.

Midfielder Schurrle cost United's Champions League Group B opponents Pounds 22m last summer but he has remained a Premier League fan and admits he is taken aback by manager Louis van Gaal's side's struggle to score goals.

And in a must-win finale for the Reds Schurrle, whose side are on the brink of creating Wolfsburg history with a win or a draw guiding them into the knockouts for the first time in their history, is warning his colleagues the Reds still have some bite despite Saturday's Old Trafford blank against West Ham being their fifth failure in front of goal in the last nine matches.

"I wouldn't say that United's fear factor has decreased," he insisted. …

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