Ryan Giggs is 42 and this summer, for the first time since he was 16, he did not spend it involved in pre-season preparations. He spent 24 years playing for Manchester United and a further two as assi...
Mourinho will need to draw on everyone in the coming weeks and agreed that October - where they also contest a second Manchester derby of the season in the EFL Cup - could be key.
Ahead of this weekend's Premier League action, Sportsmail will be providing you with all you need to know about every fixture, with team news, provisional squads, betting odds and Opta stats.
The two men go head to head at White Hart Lane on Sunday nearly seven years after Pochettino handed Guardiola a shock defeat in their first meeting in the Barcelona derby with Espanyol.
Jose Mourinho is in the process of tinkering what Louis van Gaal implemented and knows this requires time - something he is not blessed with if United want to challenge this season.
Manchester United have been in training at their Carrington base the morning after their narrow Europa League win to prepare for the visit of Mark Hughes' beleaguered Stoke City.
Until Thursday, Cerra's role was very much in the shadows. Now, after receiving both barrels and the full hairdryer treatment from Mourinho, he's found himself thrust to the limelight.
Juan Mata openly laughed at suggestions he would leave Manchester United over the summer - and insisted he has never endured a fractious relationship with Jose Mourinho.
The two remaining unbeaten records in the Premier League are on the line this weekend when Spurs host Manchester City. Find out who we're backing plus the rest of the tips.
Despite displacing Petr Cech as the Chelsea No 1 to be a mainstay in the Blues' title win less than 18 months ago, Courtois has become statistically the worst goalkeeper in the Premier League.
CHRIS WHEELER AT OLD TRAFFORD: Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the 69th minute as Manchester United clinched a narrow victory over Zorya Luhansk on Thursday night.
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Manchester United have Zlatan Ibrahimovic to thank for their 1-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in the Europa League on Thursday. But the team also got a bit of critique from Ibrahmovic after the match.