It’s all been a bit of doom and gloom at Manchester United in the past few weeks.

Amid the Mason Greenwood incident, injuries galore and two abysmal first fixtures, United fans finally have something to smile about following their dramatic comeback victory against Nottingham Forest.

The outlook on the season has suddenly switched. So, with this – here are four reasons for optimism following the Nottingham Forest result…

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Rasmus Hojlund is yet to come

The biggest change in United’s team will be when Rasmus Hojlund enters the frame.

The Danish forward will mean United finally have a focal point up top, but more importantly, a fully fit out and out striker.

Anthony Martial proved once again against Forest that he just doesn’t cut the mustard. Hojlund will be the biggest change this season in United’s side, completely transforming the way we play.

We can’t wait to see him in action.

Rashford set to be deployed in correct position

With the introduction of Hojlund, we will finally see Marcus Rashford on the left week in, week out.

He indefinitely proved this is his best position yesterday. He looked dangerous throughout and had a direct impact on all three goals.

Rashford on the left will bring so many more goals and chances created, which initially looked like a huge problem in the opening two fixtures.

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A couple more signings imminent?

We still could easily see the squad improve.

Altay Bayindir seems to be nailed on, which provides stability in a backup keeper.

Sofyan Amrabat deal is still in the works, which now seems essential given the injury of Mason Mount.

United are also exploring a deal for a left-back, with two Spaniards in Marc Cucurella and Sergio Reguilon both discussed.

Although they aren’t household names, they will all improve the squad as a whole and provide much-needed depth for the massive amount of games the Red Devils are set to face.

United still have fight in them

The biggest bit of optimism to take out of the Forest win is definitely this – United still have fight in them.

In the first games of the season, United looked lazy, uninterested and downright tired. That all flipped yesterday.

United showed hunger, tenacity and drive as they completed the remarkable comeback. They need to take this mentality and apply it to every other game for the rest of the season.

Only this time… from the off please Reds!

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