Despite the naysayers, the EFL Cup success could be the perfect platform for Manchester United to challenge for bigger objectives this season.
Oriol Romeu has urged football's rule-makers to bring in video technology after the EFL Cup final was "dramatically" altered by an error.
Fortune favoured Manchester United in London as they won their first major trophy with Jose Mourinho as manager, and the fans enjoyed every minute.
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Gary Neville believes EFL Cup hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic has the same aura as Eric Cantona at Manchester United.
Ander Herrera hailed the performances of Manchester United teammates Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David De Gea after they won the EFL Cup.