It is eight years since Manchester United sat at the top of the Premier League at this stage of the season and while manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is steering clear of euphoria, there is clearly a sense that he has turned the corner with his team.
Manchester United said Old Trafford is ready to safely hold around 23,500 fans for matches in accordance with social distancing guidelines as soon as the UK government gives the green light for stadiums to reopen.
Manchester United was in disarray just a couple of weeks ago, but it was Paris Saint-Germain which was a mess as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side won 2-1 in its Champions League clash in the French capital on Tuesday night.
Ryan Giggs has strengthened his managerial credentials with Wales and a successful European Championship could put him in contention for the Manchester United hot seat, former United striker Mark Hughes said.
Liverpool became the first reigning English champion to concede seven goals in a league match since 1953 and Manchester United was thrashed 6-1 as inquests started after a humiliating day for England's two most successful clubs.
Manchester United is at an impasse over its bid to buy Jadon Sancho because of Borussia Dortmund’s €120-million (£110 million) valuation and may explore a loan for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale as an alternative.
Manchester United has little time to dwell on a third semifinal defeat of a 13-month season after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted they let Sevilla "off the hook" to miss out on Friday's Europa League final.