Out of both national cup competitions and apparently out of the running for Champions League qualification, the domestic season is all but over.
Whilst United are still in the Champions League, few United fans would be able to muster much optimism about United’s abilities to compete with the best in Europe.
With all that in mind, David Moyes has three months ahead with nothing all that pressing on the agenda. Given that he was anointed as Sir Alex Ferguson’s natural heir in such public fashion, it seems unlikely that the club will take dramatic action this season (although many clubs in world football probably would).
With next season in mind, here are five suggestions for ways David Moyes can spend his time between now and May to ensure that next season is less of a calamity.