John Fleck believes consistency will be key to United's chances of staying amongst the frontrunners in the Sky Bet Championship.
Speaking ahead of Saturday's clash at Swansea City, the Scottish midfielder believes the Blades strength in-depth will aid those hopes.
He commented: "Swansea have perhaps had runs of inconsistent results, we had a run like that before Christmas, prior to winning the three games of the festive period.
"That was important for us, it happens to most teams during the course of a season, but it is about how you bounce back from those disappointments."
Fleck added: "Consistency in selection is important and when you get a partnership with someone on the pitch, ideally you want to continue it.
"Injuries and suspensions come into play, but the ones that come in having to find their feet quickly.
"We've got a much stronger squad this season, we've had that first season back in the Championship and we've managed to kick on as a group."