The latter seems increasingly achievable as the competition progresses, with Chelsea, Manchester City, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur all out – and that is just the start of the list.
Louis van Gaal’s men have a pretty winnable tie against Preston ahead of them if they want to get to the next round and take another step towards silverware – and after their midweek game, we think that there are a couple of changes Van Gaal needs to make.
With that in mind, we have come up with five points for the Red Devils to ponder ahead of their FA Cup tie.
Click on Louis van Gaal to see what we have been discussing ahead of the Preston tie.
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