David Moyes has all the ingredients to finish fifth and forget the previous embarrassing performances, but the Manchester United boss needs to link his world-class players well.
Facing a 2-1 loss against Stoke City and draw 2-2 against a bottom team Fulham in the past few weeks did not reflect well on the quality squad that David Moyes possess.
With a team including Robin Van Persie, Wayne Rooney and the United new acquisition Juan Mata, the Premier League champions should stand in the top four of the Premier League table at this period.
But Moyes has only managed to put United seventh of the table with just one-third of the season remaining.
The Manchester United boss does not have any excuses about his defending line. With Patrice Evra and the Brazilian international Rafael on the wings playing alongside the Serbian Nemanja Vidic and the England international Chris Smalling, Moyes has all the ingredients to, at least, finish fourth at the end of this season.
However, things did not work quiet well for the ex-Everton manager after his side faced three defeats in six days in January.
But we can't blame too much on Moyes, as the former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson only managed to finish 11th of the table on his first year at Old Trafford, back in 1986.
And it is after seven years that Fergusson won the Premier League tittle in 1992, being the first ever team to win the Premier League.
The Red Devisl boss must react very quickly and think how to link his players. Juan Mata should be able to create more chances already, with three assists in his first four games under the red shirt of United.
And both Van Persie and Rooney must play at their top level until the end of the season to secure at least the sixth place or even more, perhaps even fifth place.
But Moyes has to think about his priority. Is it more important to finish six or fifth in the Premier League, or is it better to put everything to win the Champions League and finish in the ridiculous seventh place?
To win the Champions League this year, it will be a tough and tight battle for Moyes, with the German giants Bayern Munich being favourite to win the tournament. United's neighbour Manchester City capable to win every silverware this year as well.
But if Moyes put all his cards on the table in order to increase the chance of lifting the trophy again after six years of failure, it would be something that would erase the memories of a terrible 2013/2014 Premier League season in every United fans.
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