Last updated : 15 May 2007 By Editor

"You can't just assume the success you've achieved will continue.

"You have to always look to improve and invest, and that's what we're going to do. We've got a great team who have done very well and we'll be looking to tweak it here and there.

"Manchester United has been - and always will be - a club that buys players as well as giving youth its chance. And that's what we'll see next year and for many years to come."

"Any time you bring a player into a winning team you have to measure whether it's going to improve you," he said. "We're doing that at the moment with some players.

"Assessing what we've got is hopefully right, and if we do bring someone in they'll contribute and complement the team or the squad.

"The Glazer family understands the sports business and know that success on the pitch is key to success off the pitch.

"Before they'd taken over there was a lot of talk about what the ownership structure was going to be and we had the disciplines of the Stock Exchange to follow. Now, with the private ownership, we have stability and can concentrate on delivering a great team on the pitch."