Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has claimed Manchester City are “the best team in England”.

Both teams will clash in the Carabao Cup semi-final following Wednesday’s draw.

United claimed a 3-0 win over League Two side Colchester United at Old Trafford, while City saw off Oxford 3-1.

Solskjaer’s men won the derby 2-1 over City in the Premier League earlier this month and the teams will meet again across two legs in January.

“[They will be] fantastic days in Manchester. They’re the best team in England and we’re confident going into the semi-final.

“Of course, we do really respect them and, as I said after the derby last time, in my opinion, they are the best team in England.

“They can out-football you so we need to get our game heads on and be ready for them again.

“But we’ve shown them that we can cause them problems. I think they will be two fantastic games,” Solskjaer said, according to Goal.


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