Jones enjoying defying Man United critics

Following Sunday's 2-1 win over rivals Liverpool, United are on course for a top-four finish and a return to the UEFA Champions League.

Despite making progress under the Dutchman, Van Gaal has been irked by criticism of his side's style of play as he seeks to return United to Premier League title contenders.

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