Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Must Rediscover Ruthless Streak for Title Chance

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Must Rediscover Ruthless Streak for Title Chance

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THE form of United's attacking triumvirate will be key if the Reds are to successfully mount a title challenge in Jose Mourinho's second season at Old Trafford.

That's the view of Gary Neville, who has highlighted the need for Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to hit the ground running when the domestic campaign kicks-off this weekend against West Ham.

United's struggles in front of goal last term were welldocumented, particularly at home against sides that came to Old Trafford with more limited ambitions.

But Neville believes the summer signings should lead to a more potent attack - with Martial and Rashford able to raise their game even further as a result.

"Manchester United are looking strong, powerful and more like a Jose Mourinho team," Neville said.

"You can see more of what he has normally done before with Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku coming in, making sure that the spine of the team is really powerful and strong, and has that physicality to deal with the Premier League season. …

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