Manchester United can comfortably lay claim to being one of the biggest football clubs in the world and that’s whether you judge them according to financial clout, global reach or the team’s overall success on the pitch.
Quite simply, they are a giant when it comes to this sport, although the New York Exchange-listed outfit haven’t exactly been pulling up any trees since Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down as manager in 2013.
Since the legendary Scot finally decided to call it a day, it’s been a challenging phase for the north-west club who have been through a spate of first-team managers, while the United supporters have not only had to contend with Manchester City dominating the domestic competitions but also Liverpool surpassing them and standing on the verge of a first Premier League title in thirty years.
Nevertheless, we have identified a number of reasons for United fans to be cheerful at this moment in time. While the Red Devils are going to finish a country mile behind Liverpool in the final top-flight standings this season, the mood around Old Trafford has significantly improved in recent weeks and we examine why this is the case: