"We didn't manage it last year and didn't perform at Old Trafford the way we have done in the past. We want to try and rectify that. "
Five summer signings have bolsted both numbers and quality in the squad with the veteran midfielder backing Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa to shine in Europe.
"Robin has the experience of playing in Europe with Arsenal. The goals he has got will hopefully give us that extra edge this season.
"Shinji is that kind of player who will thrive in Europe, where possession is key. He keeps the ball. He gets into positions where he is hard to pick up. I am sure they will both be good additions."
Ryan Giggs was talking to ManUtd.com, PA, BBC Radio and Key 103.