If Man City loosen their grip on the league title, it’s likely to be during the hectic festive season, and the red half of Manchester need to be prepared.

United were ruthless against Arsenal recently, coming out 1-3 winners despite only eight shots (four on target) to the Gunners’ 33 (15 on target).

That counter-attacking is helped by the likes of speedy Marcus Rashford. Today the Reds face a strong Southampton (k-o 5.30pm).