On the plus side, with one match still to play United have nine more points than they accumulated last season, and second spot is the highest they've finished since winning the title in 2012-13. Omen or coincidence? Let's not have a heated debate.
Despite remaining a key part of Jose Mourinho's plans at Old Trafford, the 20-year-old forward has seen starting berths hard to come by in the wake of Alexis Sanchez's arrival. The young Englishman has already scored 12 times and notched up six assists for United this term in the limited game time that he has been given.
Mourinho said last week that there was "no chance" of goalkeeper David de Gea, voted the club's player of the year, leaving after he was linked with a move to Real Madrid.
United are playing an terrible brand of football, not as poor as Van Gaal's but still frightful to watch.
Jose Mourinho admitted that his Manchester United squad contains some players who will not "make it", and says that he will have to keep faith with players he does not "love".
"If a player gets sold in summer, they wouldn't leave Manchester United crying". All you do is sit and watch and you make mistakes later in life. 'I think they're different games really.
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He said: "I'd have to say Scholesy because I just played so close to him, you know".
Thursday felt like a friendly. Luke Shaw played well in the first half and hit the post with an effort. The proper attack on City's great team should be a must next season.
However, a draw was enough to ensure a second-place finish for United, and now they will aim to finish their league season with a win over Watford on Sunday.
Supporters took to Twitter to praise the teenager about his display against the Old Trafford outfit and a number of them feel that he had played his best game in a Hammers shirt.
"It's private", the current United boss said.