Berbatov gives his verdict on Manchester United’s title chances ahead of the start of the season

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The football season is back, and Manchester United start the new campaign with a home game against Leeds United.

Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has given his verdict on United’s title chances ahead of the new campaign, and he believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a good squad to win the title. Although he believes United should try to strengthen the right-back spot.

He told Betfair: “Man United are in a strong position to challenge for the title, especially after the signings they’ve made this summer.

“I am very happy that they are bringing in Raphael Varane from Real Madrid. He is a World Cup and Champions League winner, he has a winning mentality and he has played with the best over the years.

“So, he is a great signing and I am looking forward to seeing how he is going to settle into the team and compliment Harry Maguire.

“Jadon Sancho is already good friends with the England players in United’s squad, which is a great thing to have when you go into a new team. Hopefully, this is going to help him settle quickly.

“We already know about his quality, but there’s still plenty of room for him to grow and hopefully at United, one of the biggest clubs in the world, he can fulfil his potential.

“I’m sure he is also going to push the other forwards to perform better too. That tends to happen when you have a player of great quality next to you, you lift your game.

“The United team is in a good place. They have spent quite a lot of money already and I can’t see them spending anymore.

“They could possibly look to strengthen in the right back position. Aaron Wan-Bissaka is definitely first choice but I would like to see him have a solid back up who will challenge and push him. Other than that, I think they are pretty complete as a team.”