Manchester United took a massive step towards closing the gap to top four after blowing away Sunderland Athletic by 3 goals to nil at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland host Manchester United on Sunday in a fixture that could decide the Premier League fate of David Moyes's men.
The Hard Tackle takes a statistical look at Manchester United's league form up until now and attempts to find cause for their inability to win.
Manchester United are reportedly looking to reward Juan Mata for his fine form by opening talks of a new long-term deal for the Spaniard
Former Manchester United winger Nani has slammed David Moyes and the treatment he received at the club before he decided to leave.
Manchester City registered the first win of the Guardiola era by defeating Sunderland by two goals to one thanks to an own goal from Black Cats substitute Paddy McNair.
Pep Guardiola prepares for his first official game in charge of Manchester City as the Citizens face David Moyes' Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
The arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba has bolstered the Manchester United squad, and now manager Jose Mourinho is looking to get rid of the dead weight. Ex-manager David Moyes has now stepped in to sign two of the club's young defenders for Sunderland.
Everton are reportedly lining up an audacious move to sign Christian Benteke from their Merseyside rivals Liverpool.
Adnan Januzaj has been deemed surplus to Jose Mourinho's plans at Manchester United, while the jury is still out on Marouane Fellaini. One of their former managers has recently admitted that he wants to bring the pair from the theater of dreams to the stadium of light.