Last night, Manchester United’s victory over Newcastle kept them in second place in the Premier League, but the outcome could not hide their defensive frailties yet again.
Paul Scholes became the latest United legend – Gary Neville had a pop last week – to identify Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s rearguard as their weak spot after the 3-1 win at Old Trafford.
The men in the middle were Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof, but United looked shaky against the misfiring Magpies and Scholes said: ‘A real dominant center-back is missing. You’re looking back at the history of teams winning leagues with real leaders in the back four.
Source: Daily Mail