With there be plenty of fuss concerning United’s local rivals, City, Paul Scholes believes our real hated rivals are Liverpool and Leeds.

“City probably aren’t the closest of rivals, but in terms of geography, if you like they are close rivals and it’s a game you want to win,” Scholes said. “But Leeds away was just pure hatred towards us, but we always did well when we went there and we thrived on it. Liverpool is the same. We have done quite well there, although we have lost a couple of times, which is no surprise because it’s a hard place to go.”

Elland Road – 1995-2004
W5 D2 L3

Anfield – 1995-2008
W8 D2 L6