Louis van Gaal's Manchester United are a pretty unimpressive affair at the moment. Back-to-back defeats against Sunderland and FC Midtjylland have heaped pressure on their beleaguered manager, and it is surely—surely—only a matter of time until he gets the boot.
Things should improve when he leaves, assuming United get the right replacement and manage the transition effectively. Of course, the unlikely possibility that things will improve with him at the helm does still exist, but visualising that requires an enormous leap of imagination.
Miracle recoveries aside, here are five things that will get better when Van Gaal is finally given his marching orders.