Former Manchester United midfielder and current assistant manager of the Ireland football team Roy Keane has insisted that it would take two more years for the 13-time Premier League champions to become England's top dogs again.
Manchester United, who spent 150 million pounds ($245.18 million) on new players in the summer, might need to spend another 100 million pounds before they can compete for the Premier League title, according to former defender Phil Neville.
Manchester United dominated Europe`s transfer activity as the transfer deadline window slammed shut on Monday, manager Louis van Gaal taking his summer spending spree to more than 150 million pounds ($249 million).
Manchester United will travel to third-tier MK Dons in the Capital One Cup second round following the draw on Wednesday, the first time they have been involved at this stage of the competition for 19 years.
As it prepares to lock horns with England in the fourth cricket Test here, the Indian team took a tour of `Theatre of Dreams`, home of Manchester United football club, learning about one of the greatest sporting legacies.
Second-half strikes from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard earned Manchester United a morale boosting 3-1 win over Premier League rivals Liverpool in the final of the pre-season International Champions Cup in Miami on Monday.