Erik ten Hag’s Man Utd can match the historic achievements of Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City

Erik ten Hag has enjoyed a successful first season with Manchester United and has the chance to achieve something only five have been done in English football history.

Erik ten Hag secured his first trophy as Manchester United boss last weekend when he orchestrated a Carabao Cup success against Newcastle, and another could be on the way.

The Red Devils snatched a 2-0 win over Eddie Howe’s side at Wembley, sparking wild celebrations both in the stands and among the Man United squad, and that was followed up by a fine win against West Ham in the FA Cup on Wednesday thanks to three goals in the last 13 minutes. , an own goal from Nayef Aguerd and goals from Alejandro Garnacho and Fred.

The Red Devils are also still in the Europa League and involved in the race for the Premier League crown. Having bagged the Carabao Cup, they are potentially the sixth club in English football history to secure both domestic cups in the same campaign.

Take a look at who the other clubs are and how they do it below:

Arsenal (1993)
Despite finishing tenth in the Premier League in his first season, the Gunners still managed to enjoy a successful season that won two trophies. They initially took two legs to surpass Millwall in the Second Round of the league cup – eventually winning on penalties.

It also took them two bites of the cherry to find a route through the Derby. Third Division side Scarborough are their next opponents with George Graham’s side fresh from a narrow 1-0 win.

They then surpassed Nottingham Forest in the fifth round before beating Crystal Palace 5-1 on aggregate in the two-legged semi-final. Their Wembley opponents will be Sheffield Wednesday and it looked as if the Gunners were on their way to a shock defeat when John Harkes gave the Owls the lead.

Paul Merson celebrates after winning the League Cup

Paul Merson equalized 15 minutes later, with Stephen Morrow scoring a second-half winner to secure the League Cup. Arsenal carried their form into the FA Cup.

They got past Yeovil Town in the third round before being held 2-2 by Leeds in the next round. Another entertaining game, the replay ended 3-2 to see the Gunners progress.

Nottingham Forest, Ipswich and local rivals Spurs were all beaten in the other trip to Wembley against Sheffield Wednesday. The first game ended 1-1 after goals from Ian Wright and David Hirst.

The replay was also another close encounter as Wright and Chris Waddle traded goals, with Andy Linighan scoring the winner in the 119th minute.

Liverpool (2001)
A hugely successful season under Gerard Houllier, the Reds actually won three trophies during the 2000/01 season including the League Cup, FA Cup and UEFA Cup. They kicked off their respective domestic cup campaigns in November as they beat Chelsea in extra time before they followed that up by crushing Stoke City 8-0.

Fulham then became the next victims as Liverpool scored three goals in extra time to progress. They were then matched up against Crystal Palace in the semi-finals and looked set to crash out of the competition after losing 2-1 in the first leg at Selhurst Park.

They put potential scares to bed in return as they cruised to a 5-0 victory to secure an emphatic 6-2 aggregate score. It certainly wasn’t as easy as in the final at the Millennium Stadium against Birmingham.

Liverpool won a cup treble during the 2000/01 season

Robbie Fowler gave the Reds the lead before Darren Purse equalized with a penalty. Liverpool would eventually claim the cup on penalties.

Compared to the League Cup, Liverpool’s journey in the FA Cup is a little easier. They swept past Rotherham and Leeds before racking up 4-2 wins against Man City and Tranmere.

Liverpool ended Wycombe Wanderers’ dream in the competition to set up a final meeting with Arsenal – a famous Michael Owen double secured the trophy.

Chelsea (2007)
Despite the 2006/07 season being Jose Mourinho’s last full season during his first spell at Chelsea, it was still a success. The Blues secured their first trophy with an entertaining showing in the League Cup.

They easily surpassed Blackburn and Aston Villa to reach the quarter-finals. Didier Drogba proved the difference in the last eight when he snatched victory home in the 79th minute.

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