Manchester United will to begin its Champions League campaign on Tuesday against Dutch outift PSV Eindhoven.
They are expected to make it out of the group stage alive since their competition is not particularly tough, but the Daily Express reports that manager Louis van Gaal remains skeptical.
“I think the fans shall see a Manchester United who fight for their chances. But we have to show on the pitch if we are able to win matches on the highest level,” van Gaal said.
While Man United will likely advance out of the group stage, expectations always remain for them to contend for the title.
The Red Devils will likely have to take on teams such as Barcelona, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City.
Man United finished in fourth place last season, but van Gaal is hoping to see his team become an even more serious Premier League and Champions League title threat.
They got back on the right track with a 3-1 win over Liverpool while playing without superstar captain Wayne Rooney.
19-year-old striker and new signing Anthony Martial stepped up in heroic fashion and scored a goal in his Man United debut after signing in an eye-opening £36m deal.
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