You would be excused for thinking that, despite their enormous history, Manchester United will likely spend another year out of the Premier League title race next season.

After all, the Red Devils finished in a shocking seventh place last season and the Old Trafford outfit is still getting over the shock. Likewise, following the departures of Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Patrice Evra, Manchester United is a club caught in transition.

But we at Football Fancast have high hopes for the Red Devils next season, believing the lack of pressure currently upon them could see them stage a surprise coup for the English title.

With that in mind, here’s FIVE reasons United should still be considered serious title contenders.

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