Manchester United is undoubtedly the team that you have to beat to win the Premier League this season. With the additions of Phil Jones, Ashley Young and David de Gea, the champions are rock solid in all areas.
Although football is teamwork, you really need the help of individual brilliance to life your spirits up. Cristiano Ronaldo did that for United four years back, and Messi is doing it for Bacelona even now.
Manchester United, on the other hand, don't have a Ronaldo or a Messi. Still, they have to depend on certain players to keep their engine running. So, here is a list of five players who will be pivotal in Manchester United's title defense this season.