Steve Bruce men travel to Old Trafford in order to improve on their wretched start to the season but the Red Devils will be more determined than ever for a win to give the perfect present to Sir Alex on the eve of his 25th anniversary as Man United manager. TheHardTackle gives the team news, tactical analysis and prediction for the game.

While the other European Leagues are having a holiday break, EPL provides the real reasons to celebrate the festive period. THT gives the preview of the crucial games.

Man United are top of the league and have played fewer games against their rivals. Yet, the Red Devils will not rest on their past laurels and will look to stretch their lead when they entertain Sunderland this weekend. Red on for the latest team news, formations, player to watch out for, and our prediction.