Friday marks the tenth anniversary of Sir Alex Ferguson’s final sport as Manchester United supervisor, with the membership nonetheless trying to find a return to their glory days below the long-serving Scot.

Right here, the PA information company compares these years to the final decade of Ferguson’s triumphant reign.

Ferguson’s final 10 years

United received the Premier League in 5 of Ferguson’s final 10 years in cost, taking his complete to 13 titles total.

That included a run of three in a row from 2006-07 to 2008-09, earlier than he added the 2010-11 title and signed off in 2012-13 with one other.

They by no means completed exterior the highest three in that point, with a median league place of 1.7, and averaged 84.4 factors per marketing campaign.

His sides received 68 per cent of their league video games and 66 per cent total as additionally they collected three League Cups, an FA Cup and the 2007-08 Champions League title. Their 10 main trophies have been supplemented by the 2008 Membership World Cup and 5 Group Shields.

They scored a median of 1.94 targets per sport and had a aim distinction of +632 throughout their 578 video games in all competitions.

The last decade since

United have been by means of 5 everlasting managers within the years since Ferguson’s departure, along with final season’s interim boss Ralf Rangnick and caretakers Ryan Giggs and Michael Carrick.

Ferguson’s anointed successor David Moyes didn’t even make it by means of the primary season of his six-year contract whereas Louis van Gaal, Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer additionally did not convey sustained success.

Present boss Erik ten Hag has impressed in his first season within the position and affords hope the membership are turning the nook, however their statistics within the final 10 years stand in stark distinction to Ferguson’s document.

Most obvious is the dearth of a league title, with native rivals Manchester Metropolis as an alternative chasing a sixth win in these 10 years, Chelsea profitable two and one every for Leicester and Liverpool.

Mourinho’s 2016-17 season is the excessive water mark, with United profitable each the League Cup and the Europa League. Ten Hag has already matched the previous and can have the prospect towards Metropolis subsequent month to emulate the FA Cup received in 2016 in fellow Dutchman Van Gaal’s final match in cost.

Even a pair of Group Shields can solely raise the trophy rely forward of that remaining to 6, and the membership’s league document paints an analogous image.

They’ve gone from continually battling for the title below Ferguson, and profitable it half of the time, to an analogous document within the battle merely to qualify for the Champions League.

Ought to Ten Hag’s facet maintain on to their top-four spot this season that can be 5 in 10 years, with a median place of 4.5 after ending second twice, sixth on three events and as soon as every in third, the fourth place they once more occupy this season, fifth and seventh.

They’ve averaged 68.2 factors over the 9 accomplished seasons, 16 fewer than in Ferguson’s final decade. With 66 this season and three video games remaining, they’re a minimum of on track to enhance on that mark.

They’ve received 52 per cent of league video games, rising to 55 per cent throughout all competitions, scored 1.68 targets per sport and have a aim distinction of +381 in 559 video games.