Solskjaer says Man United need 15 points to finish top 3 in EPL

Solskjaer says Man United need 15 points to finish top 3 in EPL

- Solskjaer believes five wins in United's remaining seven matches would be enough to seal a top three finish

- Manchester United leapfrogged Arsenal to fourth after a 2-1 win over Watford

- However, Arsenal still have a game in hand against Newcastle

Two goals in either halves from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial was all Manchester United needed to edge Watford in a thrilling Premier League match against Watford.

Man United however had to labour through during the Saturday, March 30, encounter as they struggled to settle in during the opening exchanges.

However, the 2-1 crucial victory saw them move to fourth on the Premier League standings with 61 points, just one better than Arsenal who still have a match to play.

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But Solskjaer, who was recently named Man United full-time manager, believes there is still more to play for as the season hits the homestretch.

The tactician believes five wins from his side's remaining seven matches would be enough to seal a top three finish.

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"It was the start of the rest of the season for us. If we can get 15 points, we’ll be top three," he told Sky Sports moments after the Watford clash.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Marcus Rashford’s 28th minute goal and Anthony Martial's 72nd minute controversial strike handed Manchester United a 2-1 win against Watford in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first game as the Red Devils permanent manager.

Abdoulaye Doucoure scored a 90th minute goal which ended up being a consolation for Watford who were very competitive in 90 minutes.

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