What do Man Utd must do to safe Champions League soccer?

With the midwinter Qatar World Cup throwing up an unprecedented black gap within the domestic-football diary, the schedule after Christmas has been completely frantic, particularly for the groups nonetheless concerned in cup competitions, like Manchester United.

The result’s that, with simply six weeks of the marketing campaign to play out, we nonetheless don’t know who will win the title, or the identification of the three top-flight sides that might be demoted to play Championship soccer in 2023/24.

Maybe the wildest battle, although, will centre round European soccer, with the likes of Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion nonetheless harbouring top-four hopes.

The Reds are at present well-placed to safe a place again within the Champions League for subsequent time period, however Tottenham are sizzling on our tails whereas Liverpool received’t fairly have given up the ghost but, regardless of a below-par season by their latest lofty requirements.

Right here, forward of United’s journey to relegation-threatened Nottingham Forest, we check out the general top-four image – what number of video games does every competing facet have left and what’s the utmost quantity of factors they will safe?

We’ve additionally enlisted the assistance of two former Reds in Wes Brown and Dion Dublin, plus membership journalists Sam Carney and Joe Nelson, as they predict the end result of our remaining video games and which they assume might be most necessary…