With all their title rivals struggling at the moment, this is another good opportunity for the Red Devils to create an early advantage at the top.
Mourinho and co now have a week off before they welcome Leicester to Old Trafford on Saturday evening.
After a frustrating season watching the attacking midfielder, Manchester United fans are now starting to see the best of Henrikh Mkhitaryan. With a Pogba-Matic pivot, there's no better midfield pairing in the league today, and the other 19 teams should be very very afraid. The Frenchman was often compared to his price tag past year and now he's no longer the world's most expensive player, should be able to continue doing what he does best, creating chances and scoring goals.
The market window will close in eight days, and a big transfer deal for Manchester United is thought to be on the cusps of occurring. Another defeat against United will reveal three points collected from their opening three games, an extreme disparity between their good form on the pitch and their bad form in the table.
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Mourinho will again be missing the services of Luke Shaw (foot) Marcos Rojo (knee) and Ashley Young (hamstring) while new signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues his rehabilitation from a knee injury. Shakespeare also confirmed that Wes Morgan and Jamie Vardy will feature, but Robert Huth remains absent.
At Real Madrid, Jose was happy to give about 18 odd academy players a chance to make a name for themselves; however, not many of these players have been able to realise their full potential.
This summer's transfer window has seen some staggering amounts of money changing hands, with Premier League spending already topping the £1 billion mark. Mourinho, the master handler of situations like these, is far too shrewd to give anything away at this stage and for the second time in two weeks has he mentioned the fact that they had a similar start to the campaign past year, only to end up coming sixth in a six-horse race.
Below, we break down each of those five players and discuss their performances thus far and their value going forward.
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