Manchester United have improved in more ways than one under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Attackers such as Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial are flourishing, while Paul Pogba looks like an absolute boss in midfield.
Meanwhile, defensively, the Red Devils have been just as good since Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in the Old Trafford dugout with Chris Smalling playing his part at the heart of the back four.
Alongside Victor Lindelof, who has been just as solid, Smalling has helped form a strong central defensive partnership, one that looks much better than anything top four rivals Chelsea or Arsenal have had to offer in recent weeks.
Ultimately, if Lindelof and Smalling can maintain their form while the likes of Rashford and Martial continue finding the back of the net, Manchester United should have enough about them to clinch that final Champions League qualification spot.
Take a look at what Manchester United supporters are saying about Smalling below…
— Zora (@Lixnk) February 27, 2019
We need more of this Chris if you're reading this timeline
— Sam x Kam (@smlkam) February 27, 2019
Dudes been picking up the form pieces, well done chris, hope for consistency this time, team really needs it now more than ever.
— M O N T E RO_ EKPOH (@EkpohMilesNG) February 27, 2019
— Paul Pogba stan account (@BrainChuma) February 27, 2019
He is the most underrated defender around. He is so good but a lot of people don't realise that. He has a calm head of Rio Ferdinand
— Sydney Chinyadza (@SydneyChinyadza) February 27, 2019
Chris Smalling is Roadman Van Dijk
— ٠ (@ManUtdRoadman) February 27, 2019
— Abdulmajed (@Scholes_boy) February 27, 2019
— Jay Lawson-Pearce (@JayLawsonPearce) February 27, 2019
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Best CB ITW pic.twitter.com/WQXDsnZIAt
— Dean (@ftbldean) February 27, 2019
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