Pat Nevin sends message to Man United fans about Paul Pogba's weakness

Pat Nevin sends message to Man United fans about Paul Pogba's weakness

Too many points dropped to the likes of West Ham United scuppered United's last Premier League campaign, which was subsequently sacrificed for victory in the Europa League. Romelu Lukaku - the league's second top scorer previous year - has been recruited as has Nemanja Matic from champions Chelsea and Victor Lindelof from Benfica. Red Devils fans will be optimistic for an assault on the Premier League title and it could turn into reality, providing they manage to transfer some of their home draws into wins.

West Ham United's Javier Hernandez (left) and Manchester United's Paul Pogba battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester. Mourinho's team was outclassed by Real Madrid mid-week but there were signs the team were starting to gel together and perhaps one more world-class signing will make them a force to be reckoned with again.

"It is hard to say what our chances in the league are but we are setting out to be on top", Michael says.

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku scores his side's second goal of the game during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester.

Injuries to the likes of Marcos Rojo and Luke Shaw will also give Mourinho headaches temporarily.

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Former Manchester City pair Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta and star signing Marko Arnautovic, a £20 million recruit from Stoke City, could all make their competitive debuts on Sunday. They have focused on strengthening each area of their team and will be looking to improve on their position of eleventh place last campaign.

RS - Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Mkhitaryan has looked stunning throughout the pre-season campaign, providing three and netting three of his own in a new second striker role, and it'd be insane to see him drop to the bench against West Ham.

But he struggled to get into the game early on - a throwback to last season as the home side were far too slow moving the ball against a compact Hammers defence. The former Juventus man had a slow start to the 2016-17 season, after scoring just 5 goals in as many as 30 matches for the club. West Ham lose the ball with Obiang and Rashford breaks.

Hernandez looks set to start United.

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