The pressure is on Louis van Gaal this season.
The Manchester United manager got an easy ride last year after taking over from the much-maligned David Moyes, but fourth won’t be good enough this time around.
Another big spend summer has seen Bastian Schweinsteiger, Memphis Depay, Morgan Schneiderlin and Matteo Darmian drafted into the club.
But with Angel Di Maria set to skedaddle a year after United broke the British transfer record to sign him, it’s clear that money alone won’t be enough to take them back to the top.
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