‘My greatest challenge is not what’s happening at the moment, my greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their fucking perch. And you can print that,’ said Sir Alex Ferguson upon his appointment back in 1986.
It didn’t happen during the Scots tenure at the Old Trafford but his club has finally usurped Liverpool as the most successful club in English football history after winning their 42nd major trophy.
Here's how that broke down:
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) February 26, 2017
The Anfield club had already prepared for the unpleasant by changing in advance their official Twitter bio which previously proclaimed them to be England’s most successful club.
Liverpool had to change their Twitter bio as Manchester United are now the most successful club in England with 42 major trophies ???????????? pic.twitter.com/Sv5dlpjJE1
— Football Away Days (@sportingawayday) February 26, 2017
Manchester United, who are still competing in both the FA Cup and the Europa League, could add more trophies to the cabinet before this season ends and rub further salt into the wounds at Anfield.