Gary Neville reveals what disappointed him in Manchester United ahead of the new season

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Manchester United legend Gary Neville has revealed that he is pleased with the club’s piece of transfer business done during the summer, and he’s backing Manchester United to do well and compete for trophies next season.

However, Gary Neville has admitted that he’s still worried about last season’s Europa League final defeat to Villarreal.

According to the former United skipper, a win would have put them in good stead for the new season.

“For me now it’s going to be about improvement on last season,” he told Sky Sports.

“The Europa League final still bugs me because I think that was a moment whereby it was a stepping stone for the players. You get that medal around your neck, that feeling of winning together, that experience. It’s really important.

“We did it a few times at United where we won Carabao Cups, League Cups, FA Cups that set you on your way and that was a disappointment that one.

“So I just hope they start the season well. Last season in the league was more than acceptable as far as I’m concerned in terms of on the journey but this year they’ve got to get nearer. They’ve got to get close to challenging for the title and that’s going to be really tough.”