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Morning Links: Scholes queries Manchester United title challenge, Clyne to stay at Southampton

Paul Scholes does not expect Manchester United to challenge for the Premier League title unless they make the right signings, with Chelsea ready to strengthen from a position of dominance. Elsewhere, Nathaniel Clyne is now expected to stay at Southampton.

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Let's start at ESPNFC. Why? You wouldn't understand why. Simon Kuper has written a blog on the story of Memphis Depay and how he made his way to Manchester United from PSV. Paul Scholes has said to Full Time Devils that United are not likely to challenge for the Premier League next season, and he is probably correct - to improve so much from the absolute rot Louis van Gaal has served up for much of the season to be able to challenge Chelsea does seem a little giddy. Have a look.

Edward Woodward, though, disagrees. He expects that Untied will challenge on all fronts next season, and will be contenders for the major offers. Let's take a second and work out who to believe. Woodward, Scholes. Woodward, Scholes. Woodward, Scholes. It's not hard. Take a look at Woodward's jibber jabber.

There's some disappointing transfer news, too. Nathaniel Clyne has a new agent, and talks are ongoing with Southampton. The club expect him to stay, which would mean United have to go on to find a replacement replacement. Hope it isn't the average and surprisingly old Seamus Coleman. That's in The Mirror, as is the news that Arsene Wenger expects Danny Welbeck to miss the game against United. No news as to whether their very best players will miss the game too, but despite Welbeck's poor season, it's undeniable he'd have done a better job than Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie this season.