Just how good have the last 5 years been for Manchester United?
The emotional high of overtaking Liverpool in the league title stakes was soon tempered by the disappointment of losing a 2 Champions League final to Barcelona in 3 years, but in truth, United’s numbers are nothing short of astonishing.
Some of the stats to get you started:
Barcelona are rightly the world’s best football club. However, the standards Manchester United have set in the last 5 years outstrip anything their closest rivals – could even dream of accomplishing in the current climate. And whereas Barcelona benefit from the collective brilliance of their players, United have only one man to thank for their success – Sir Alex Ferguson.