Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic has downplayed the clubs chances of winning the league in the upcoming campaign.
He believes in his young team-mates, but urges for patience from the fans.
Nemanja Matic is pessimistic about United’s chances because of his perceived lack of experience in the team despite the quality of young players in the team.
The Serbia international has won the Premier League title more than any other player in our current team as he was part of Chelsea sides that won the title in 2015 and 2017 before joining the club.
However, he gave hope that his talented team-mates can challenge for the title in time, but asked the fans for patience as they gain the experience necessary to challenge for top honours.
“Quality and experience brings you the title,” the 30-year-old told the media. “In this squad we have quality and no experience.”
“We have five or six top players, but they are still young like Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. They have shown their quality on the pitch but they are too young to lead the team of course.
“Mason Greenwood, great potential. United have a project and know what they want with players of the future. But you need to give them time because, at 17, you cannot play the same like you are 26 or 27.
“Football always wants results but the fans need to be patient so they can improve. In the future I am sure these players will take United back where they belong.”