Gary Neville explains why Man Utd should rest the players against Man City

Gary Neville has added more flavor to the Manchester derby debate by suggesting that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should rest the players.

Many Manchester United fans are so desperate for Liverpool to fall short in the Premier League title race that they would gladly see their city-wide rival win the lot if that means that Jurgen Klopp's team will will lose

That, of course, would probably mean that the city will win at Old Trafford.

That's not something that feels comfortable with Neville, but now he has suggested that they make changes for the big game on April 24.

"Sunday for Everton is the easiest to win of the games," Neville said on Sky Sports Monday Night Football.

Carragher and Neville know all about the rivalry.

"If they beat the city but lose to Chelsea, they are still in and around the top four.

"If they lose to City but beat Chelsea, they are in the top four.

"So, if they won against Everton on Sunday, the game to change the players a bit would be the game of the City."

When co-expert Jamie Carragher put his head in his hands, Neville added: "It's not they who enter the city game thinking that United can lose the game, they have to win."

Some United fans would choose City as the winner of Liverpool's great moment

Neville says United should change things in the derby

"But with four games in ten days you can not play with the same eleven players.

"My opinion would be that if they beat Everton on Sunday, make two or three changes against City, while trying to get the result."

Former United right-back has already said he could not stand City doing the clean sweep.

Gary Neville of Manchester United celebrates against Liverpool fans
Neville "not interested" in Liverpool taking the title

"I'm not interested in Liverpool winning the league, but I'm less interested in Man City winning the quad," he said.

"I do not think both teams are perfect towards the end of the season."

Neville believes City will retain the title, while Carragher believes his former club will lift its first title in 29 years.

But both say that the two sides will fall with two draws between now and the rest of the season.

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