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 manager Louis van Gaal hopes to welcome Daley Blind back to full fitness before the end of the month, in what promises to be further good news for the Dutch manager following a 2-1 win over Stoke that kept his side fourth in the Premier League.
The pressure is certainly on Robin van Persie. The Netherlands star is living through a barren patch for Manchester United. And compounding his worries is the recent comment from the club manager Louis van Gaal that the Dutch captain will need to fight for his place.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce thinks he is "due a result" against Manchester United and is desperate for his side`s poor run of form will end when they travel to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday.
Portugal manager Fernando Santos insisted Cristiano Ronaldo`s return to Old Trafford had been a success even though the former Manchester United winger was anonymous in his side`s 1-0 friendly win over Argentina.