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Scholes insists Manchester United ‘are capable’ of beating Liverpool

Paul Scholes insists Manchester United ‘are capable’ of beating Liverpool when the two rivals meet at Old Trafford this weekend.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s struggling side host their Merseyside rivals on Sunday, looking to secure a vital victory following a stuttering start to the new season.

United face a difficult task in stopping their league leading opponents, with Liverpool having enjoyed a perfect start to the campaign and just one win away from equalling Manchester City’s record of 18 consecutive Premier League victories.

Despite the contrasting fortunes of the two clubs, former Manchester United midfielder Scholes says he can see Solskjaer’s side causing an upset and believes set-pieces could be key to their chances.

When asked on BBC Five Live if he can he see United beating Liverpool, Scholes said: “Yeah I can,”

“I know it’s difficult to see where United‘s goals are coming from. It’ll probably have to be a bit of individual brilliance because the creativity of the team isn’t really there, especially without (Paul) Pogba playing.

“(Marcus) Rashford is capable of it, Dan James is capable of it. Maybe a set-piece, and Harry Maguire could be capable of it.”

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