While United may not be the favourites to win their 14th Premier League trophy this season, the form of their main title rivals will surely give Van Gaal and his players plenty of confidence, as City have lost two games in a row and reigning champions Chelsea are only in 15th place.
Ramires fired a thunderbolt into the roof of the net with 12 minutes remaining and Willian then saw his free kick go directly into the net through a crowd of players and unsighted home goalkeeper Tim Krul. “So it’s a new team”, stated Van Gaal.
Martial has bagged four goals in his first four games in all competitions since his £36million deadline day move from Ligue 1 outfit Monaco, including a brace in last weekend’s 3-2 win over Southampton at St Mary’s.
A flurry of new players, including German world cup victor Bastian Schweinsteiger, who brings an air of authority to the team, and the £38 million rated teen Anthony Martial, who has scored four goals in as many games since he made the controversial move to the Premier League,...