Former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov has issued a actuality verify message to his previous aspect after their detached begin to the 2020/21 season.
United escaped Brighton with all three factors on the weekend because of a dramatic 3-2 win which got here on the again of a humbling 3-1 defeat at house to Crystal Palace to start out their Premier League marketing campaign earlier this month.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘s males made strides final season by ending third within the league however Berbatov insists such an achievement shouldn’t be celebrated in mild of the Reds’ dominant historical past within the competitors.
As a substitute, Berbatov, who was selling his new ebook ‘My Means’ in an interview with talkSPORT this morning, provided a robust view on the hole between United and reigning league champions Liverpool.
Requested if United are making progress below Solskjaer, Berbatov sighed and mentioned: “Most likely small steps which sounds actually ironic, humorous, sarcastic if you’d like as a result of not way back United had been all the time thought of the crew who had been going to be on the high.
“Now it’s kind of like, ‘can we qualify for the highest 4?’ That is now thought of a hit and it should not be like this.
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“However now occasions are completely different and Liverpool is the crew that’s dictating the tempo within the Premier League and in Europe as effectively.
“If United need to develop and get higher they should attempt to catch as much as Liverpool as a result of in the mean time they’re producing the very best soccer.”