Manchester United were forced to swallow a tough pill after a hard-fought 2020/21 season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team came agonisingly close before enduring a Europa League final defeat to Villarreal.
The defeat extended the Premier League giants run without a major trophy to four years as they lost 11-10 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in Gdansk, with goalkeeper David de Gea missing the final spot-kick.
United are now without a trophy since their Europa League triumph in 2017.
However, United did battle hard in the league, making Manchester City fight for their title.
"It's not a successful season and those are the fine margins in football. Sometimes one kick can define a season as successful or a good one, and it can define it as not one," said Solskjaer.
"Trophies matter and that's what matters at this club."
So was the glass half-full or half-empty for United? We rate the players over the season in the picture gallery above.
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