Van Gaal: Four Heavy Competition Tight Up Week 38th
Manchester – Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, knows his team must be aware of exactly rivals in the standings, although there are now four. Because the current conditions, the competition to the position it will be tight until the end of the season.
Look up and down Manchester United in recent weeks made a point advantage over teams below it trimmed. One is that Arsenal are now even overtake them in third position with 51 points, one point ahead of Manchester United.
Not only Arsenal, Manchester United are now to be wary of Liverpool right underneath with differing only two points (Liverpool have 48 points). Positive rate of ‘The Red’ since last December to add a tight competition at the top.
Moreover, in the Arsenal, Manchester United, and Liverpool will still meet each other in the remaining 10 weeks of the season. It certainly results in a match that will be decisive for the end of the season.
Not only Arsenal and Liverpool, Manchester United had also can not forget that Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton could still overtake their position. The point was not much difference in the Southampton has 49 points from 28 games, while Spurs with 44 points from 27 matches, but still have one match remaining.
Looking at the current state, Van Gaal believes that competition to the two remaining tickets to the Champions League next season will be very fierce until the end of the season.
However MU is required to have at least 72 points if they want to finish in the top four, as Arsene Wenger said. That means that of the 11 weeks remaining, the ‘Red Devils’ must have seven wins and one draw.
“I do not want to think about how many points to be needed, but he (Wenger) is more experienced in the Premier, so I want to believe it,” said Van Gaal told Sky Sports.
“But this competition will take place until last week, I believe it,” he continued.