Gary Neville has urged Manchester United to focus on beating Chelsea (Sky Sports)Gary Neville believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should rest Manchester United’s key players for their clash against Manchester City later this month in order to boost their chances of securing a top-four spot.
After their Champions League tie against Barcelona on Tuesday evening, United are next in action against Everton on Sunday before they host City at Old Trafford the following Wednesday.
United are currently sixth in the Premier League but only two points behind fourth-placed Arsenal, who beat Watford on Monday night.
Solskjaer’s side also have Chelsea left to play and Neville believes the United manager should have his key players fully fit for that crucial clash against Maurizio Sarri’s side on April 28.
‘Sunday away to Everton is the most winnable of the games,’ Neville told Sky Sports.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a selection headache ahead of the derby against City (AMA/Getty Images)‘If they beat City but lose to Chelsea, they are still in and around the top four.
‘If they lose to City but beat Chelsea, they are in the top four.
‘So if they were to win against Everton on Sunday, the game to change players around a bit would be the City game.
‘That’s not them going into the City game thinking United can lose the game, they have to win.
‘But with four games in ten days you can’t play the same eleven players.
‘My view would be that if they beat Everton on Sunday then make two or three changes against City, whilst still trying to get the result.’
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