Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville believes that Manchester United will not get away with a sloppy performance against Wolves.

Following back-to-back postponements against Watford and Arsenal, Bruno Lage’s Wolverhampton Wanderers are scheduled to return to action on Monday against Ralf Rangnick’s Manchester United.

The clash at Old Trafford will be Wolves’ first game day in 15 days, one day fewer than what United had gone without a game before returning to action last night.

An off-the-pace United drew 1-1 at St James’ Park against Newcastle United.

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The Red Devils had David de Gea to thank for coming away from Tyneside with a point.

But Neville doesn’t think that United will be as fortunate against Wolves if they continue to produce poor performances.

Before United face Wolves, they welcome Burnley to the Theatre of Dreams on Thursday night.

Speaking on Sky Sports, following the conclusion of the Monday Night Football clash, Neville said that several of Manchester United’s players do not work hard enough out of possession and that some of the worrying signs that cost Ole Gunnar Solskjaer his job were already creeping back in.

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Neville said: “Ralf Rangnick has got to get that right because Burnley and Wolves will find them out in these next two matches, irrespective of how Manchester United might have the better players, Burnley and Wolves will find them out if they don’t apply themselves properly.”

The reverse clash between Wolves and United back in August was a tight affair which the Red Devils won through a Mason Greenwood strike.

David de Gea proved the difference with some great saves to deny Trincao and Romain Saiss.

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After being kept busy by Norwich and Newcastle, Wolves’ forwards will fancy their chances of having opportunities against the in-form Spaniard.

And if United do produce another lacklustre performance as Neville has mentioned, Lage’s side will have to show their ruthless streak.

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