Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer believes that Manchester United's performance this season is going backwards compared to last season, and it will be difficult for them to qualify for the Champions League again.
Shearer believes that after achieving good results last season, Solskjaer's Manchester United team is regressing. Manchester United won third place last season. Many experts believe that they can shorten the gap with Liverpool and Manchester City, but Shearer believes that they are still far away from challenging the championship, and that Solskjaer’s Manchester United team will be difficult to do again this season. Qualified for the Champions League.
Manchester United had a record of one win and two losses in the first three rounds of the Premier League. In this regard, Shearer said: "I never thought they could challenge the championship. I think they will challenge the top four, but for now Their performance is going backwards."
"If you look at the three league games they played, first of all, the first game against Crystal Palace was desperate. The second game against Brighton, yes, their performance has picked up, but Brighton is in Hit the goal post five times in the game."
"The third match against Tottenham Hotspur, you can use any words you can imagine, and they can't refute it because everyone sees it."