MANCHESTER UNITED have finally found themselves in a top four spot for the first time since the opening game of the season.
The Red Devils were a whopping 11 points behind Chelsea when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed interim boss.
Their incredible resurgence has seen them pick up 25 points from a possible 27.
A 3-0 victory away at Fulham on Sunday saw them leapfrog Chelsea into fourth with Maurizio Sarri's side humbled 6-0 at Manchester City.
It has been a long time coming with United fans having to wait 25 matches to occupy a Champions League spot.
It has been so rare this season that Crystal Palace, Bournemouth and Watford have all spent more days in the top four.
Reuters4 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to be handed the United job on a full-time basis
PA:Press Association4 Manchester United have picked up 25 from a possible 27 points
The Hornets' terrific form at the start of the campaign saw them sit in fourth spot until their sixth game of the season.
Title-chasers Liverpool have spent 182 days inside the top four followed by Chelsea with 179.
Solskjaer will now turn his attentions to ensuring United remain in contention to qualify for the Champions League.
The Norwegian boss faces arguably his toughest test yet when United host Liverpool in their next league outing.
Reuters4 Chelsea have dropped out of a top four spot
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