After a busy few days in the transfer market, Manchester United’s odds of winning a first Premier League title in the years have dropped to a best price of 6/1.
Manager Louis van Gaal achieved his objective on getting the Red Devils back into the Champions League in his first season in charge at Old Trafford, and they will be looking for an even better finish this time around.
Having already brought in forward Memphis Depay last month, Van Gaal has wrapped up deals for right back Matteo Darmian and midfield duo Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneirderlin, and more new arrivals are expected in the coming weeks.
Striker Robin van Persie is seemingly on his way out of the club, while the futures of both goalkeeper David De Gea and winger Angel Di Maria are also unclear.
However as it stands, Untied can be backed at 7.0 (6/1) with Sky Bet to win what would be their first championship since 2012/2013 – Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season in charge of the club.
Their opening match of the campaign is at home to Tottenham Hotspur, while they face Aston Villa away the following weekend, before welcoming Newcastle United to the Theatre of Dreams on August 22nd.
Sky Bet offer a price of 3.75 (11/4) for them to win their opening three games, while they can be backed at 8.0 (7/1) with the same firm to go one better and also beat Swansea City at the end of the month.
United have amassed at least seventy-seven points in all but four of their Premier League campaigns, and they can be backed at 1.75 (3/4) with 888 Sport to gather of 76.5 in the 2015/16 campaign.
The club hasn’t played in a domestic cup final since 2010, when they beat Aston Villa in the League Cup while their last Champions League victory came in 2008, when they beat Chelsea on penalties in Moscow.
They can be backed at a generous 21.0 (20/1) with a variety of firms to lift Europe’s top prize in May, while Sky Bet give odds of 3.0 (2/1) for them to win any trophy during the season.