Scholes: Manchester United might have to win every game to win the league

The Red Devils veteran scored his second goal since coming out of retirement in victory over Norwich City and admits the game could have gone either way

Manchester United veteran Paul Scholes admits the Red Devils may have to win every remaining game this season to secure the Premier League title.

United narrowly overcame Norwich City on Sunday with a 2-1 victory, as Ryan Giggs scored a stoppage-time winner to mark his 900th appearance for the Manchester club.

Veteran Scholes netted the opener in that game, his second strike since coming out of retirement in January, but the three points still see Sir Alex Ferguson’s side trailing leaders Manchester City by two points.

And the 37-year-old believes anything less than a win is pointless for United as they prepare to face high-flying Tottenham this Sunday.

"There was no doubt we had to win and we might not have done after they equalised. There was a chance we could lose a second goal as well,” Scholes told reporters.

"But we need to win games. There is no point drawing matches and we threw everyone forward, as we will do in any games.

"It doesn't always work but [on Sunday] it did. Getting three points instead of one is a big difference. We realise we might have to win every game to win the league but we are ready and prepared to do that."

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