Mission accomplished for Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal?
Most punters in the Football Transfer Tavern would respond to that question ‘yes’ after the Red Devils’ slender 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace this weekend meant they led arch-rivals and fifth-placed Liverpool by six points with just two Premier League fixtures remaining.
Everybody knows that Manchester United are accustomed to finishing a couple of places higher than the position they currently occupy but the fact remains; they look incredibly likely to rejoin European football’s top table.
With the signature of PSV Eindhoven’s standout Memphis Depay also wrapped up for the summer, Red Devils fans are more optimistic about the future than they were under the ill-fated reign of David Moyes.
To say that United’s quest for Champions League football was plain sailing this term would be far off the mark however and the Old Trafford side are still a shadow of the one who dominated English football under the great Sir Alex Ferguson.
Nevertheless, they now look like they’re on the road to redemption but here are five moments where our resident Red Devils fans thought the wheels were coming off!
Click on Louis van Gaal to reveal what we think are the worst 5 moments of Manchester United’s season.