Louis van Gaal will be a delighted man not just for the series of victories in the Premier League, but also due to his players' rise in stature and confidence that will serve as a huge boost for next season.
Chelsea increased their lead at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at QPR on Sunday as Manchester United added to Manchester City`s woes with a come-from-behind 4-2 derby victory at Old Trafford.
Premier League's big boys registered important victories in the gameweek 28 fixtures held across England on Wednesday. The night saw leaders Chelsea, second placed Manchester City and other big guns fighting for European places all shine on the night.
With just one player left on Manchester United`s injury list and a new goalkeeper signed, manager Louis van Gaal is starting to enjoy life at Old Trafford as he tries to assemble the "best team in the world".
A generation of Manchester United fans have grown up watching their team play football and not knowing what failure is. After the inception of the Premier League in 1992, no team has dominated English football like the team from Old Trafford.
Manchester United defenders have impressed new coach Louis van Gaal in their unbeaten pre-season tour with the Dutchman lauding the backline for adapting well to the new formation he has introduced since arriving at the club last month.