“For me, every time you see anyone else lift the trophy it hurts. I reckon that’s the feeling for everyone associated with Man United – all players, staff and supporters.
“Of course we want to get back to winning ways and that’s our challenge. The run of titles we won under Sir Alex isn’t going be easy for anyone to emulate.
“Sir Alex was a master of staying at the top. Our challenge is to make sure we don’t go 26 years until the next time we win it or more, we’re going to do everything we can to shorten the distance or go past them.
“I don’t think it’s time to say how far we’re behind. We are in a position now we have to improve.
“One, we have to get in the Champions League, higher up in the league, start challenging, that consistency and efficiency is a challenge.
“At our best we are very good, we have to do that whatever day it is – Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday – do it again and again, that’s the challenge for our players going forward.”
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Published at Fri, 26 Jun 2020 23:00:00 +0000