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Scholes "confused" with Man Utd, doubts Lukaku class

Date of publication: Tuesday, 30 April 2019 12:43

Paul Scholes has voiced doubts about whether Manchester United's "confused" strike force is capable of taking the club back to the top.

Juan Mata's goal against Chelsea on Sunday was United's first goal in 541 minutes, amid a drop in the form of Romelu Lukaku, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.

Former midfielder Scholes was confused by the Red Devils' strikers.

He told Premier League Productions: "I always think of United and the big clubs, you're as good as your attacker and his attackers.

"I'm not sure if these attacking players are good enough.

"We talked about the potential with Martial, Rashford, but you're getting to the point where that's not potential, you have to start producing week after week.

"Lukaku, I'm not sure if he's a first-class striker who will score 30 goals to win a league. There is confusion with the attackers.

"When I played, we had four center-forward, bright and center-to-front.

"You look now and you have Lukaku, who is definitely a forward, but you have Martial, Rashford, Alexis Sanchez.

"Are they centralized? Are they wide players? There is confusion in the whole field. A lack of identity.

Scholes also spoke of confusion in the midfield in and around Paul Pogba …

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