Juan Mata: Liverpool are our biggest rivals, not Man City

Paper Round: Jose Mourinho rewarded by Manchester United with five-year contract

Paper Round: Jose Mourinho rewarded by Manchester United with five-year contract

Much of the hostility in the 1980s and 1990s was fuelled by the perceived acrimony between Dalglish and Sir Alex Ferguson, something the former Liverpool boss insists was purely football-related as they were - and remain - good friends off the pitch.

"I think it is (modern) society". Joe Gomez has played the full 90 minutes in the last two league games and is expected to be called upon, with the ever-present Joel Matip an all-but certain starter in the centre.

Spurs visit Old Trafford on October 28 and then a week later United travel to Stamford Bridge to take on defending champions Chelsea, Mourinho's former club.

Thommo's key man: I think how Liverpool handle Romelu Lukaku will go a long way to deciding this game.

When the two teams were announced ahead of Manchester United's visit to Anfield this time last year, attention focused more on who wasn't in the line-up rather than who was. He looks hungrier than I've ever seen him. I've always been in for a drink.' He says: 'Aye, but it's changed a wee bit now.' 'Not for me it hasn't, ' I said. But we know we are strong too and we are really looking forward to the game. "It is their problem, not our problem".

Guardiola's City will host Stoke City, also on Saturday, hoping to maintain their position at the top of the table.

Mourinho, too, had reason to curse the international break after Marouane Fellaini damaged knee ligaments during Belgium's 4-3 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. United lack competition for Valencia but have been managing him in recent months. "It is for all the family and I am immensely proud, but embarrassed as well", he said.

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"From what I read, I don't think he [Fellaini] can play the match".

"They played (Emre) Can and (Jordan) Henderson for some reason and they did that for 90 minutes when they normally project more players in attack", Mourinho said afterwards.

Next week December, who are heavily influenced by Irish rockers U2, are off to Brazil to play at the world's biggest U2 fans party.

"It's a big game on Saturday".

"United are presently the better side on paper".

One year on and the difference - if there is one - is that United go into the game on a high. "But it won't surprise me if they put in a big performance against United tomorrow (Saturday)". Yes, I love it. Do I like to play against Liverpool? Yes.

According to Opta, it was one of only six games last season in which Liverpool did not have a big chance to score. He represents his club fantastically well and I have tried my best to represent the club I was at.

By contrast Liverpool's Achilles Heel, in central defence, was not solved by Klopp who failed to land Southampton's Virgil van Dijk.

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United sit joint-top with Manchester City, having picked up 19 points, averaged three goals per game and conceded just twice in seven matches.