There is no denying that the start from Manchester United has been a bit of a shock to the Old Trafford faithful. They may have expected a little bit of a dip having lost manager Sir Alex Ferguson, but to be pushing for the top half of the table is not what they wanted or expected.
Sitting ninth in the league is not the defence of the title they had envisioned – and no matter how many times they note that the club get better and stronger after Christmas, it could well be the case that they are too far behind the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City to even contest the league by then.
Sides are stronger than ever – and even the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal have gotten off to flyers. This has of course made it even more difficult for the club, and they are certainly struggling.
There have been some bright points for the club – and that cannot be forgotten by the fans. With that in mind, we sat down at the Footyette headquarters to make a list of five things Manchester United fans should take from their start to the season.
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