Success requires many vital ingredients, but here are five key reasons why we've won our trophy back…
Number 20 Sir Alex described Robin van Persie's arrival last summer as an early Christmas present and the Dutchman has certainly delivered his fair share of gifts over the course of the season. Not only has the 29-year-old inspired those around him, 21 league goals and countless assists have ensured the Reds' no.20, and PFA Player of the Year nominee, has been a key factor behind securing title no.20.
Comeback kings Although stirring comebacks were a regular feature of the heady first half of the
Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie have been two influential individuals in United's title quest in 2012/13, but other key factors have carried the Reds over the finish line too.
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