Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes Barcelona would defeat Bayern Munich if they meet in the Champions League, although he says the current Blaugrana side would come up just short to Pep Guardiola's legendary team.
Scholes, who lost two Champions League finals with United against Guardiola's Barca in 2009 and 2011, says Bayern are a stronger team this season to last year.
After Wednesday's 0-0 draw with PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United's fourth goalless stalemate in seven games, a friend emailed.
"I compare the club to a bath," he wrote. "The water was leaking quickly down the plug hole when [David] Moyes was here. [Van Gaal] came in and put a big plug in there to shore things up. Problem is that now there are no bubbles and the water's flat and lifeless.
"I'm completely nonplussed by the football. [I still] buzz off the buildup and rushing to the ground, buzz off...