After the Premier League fixtures for 2016/17 were announced, a grin would have surfaced on the face of Jose Mourinho. Of all their rivals for the Premier League title, it is safe to assume that the Red devils have been handed a pretty easy fixture list up front. While they do face the likes of Leicester and Manchester City in their first 7-fixtures, 5 of the first 7 fixtures are winnable for the Red devils.
Here are 5 key fixtures for Manchester United in the 2016/17 season …
Manchester United Vs Manchester City: September 10
In the first big test of his Manchester United career, Jose Mourinho will welcome an old foe in Pep Guardiola at the Old Trafford immediately after the first International break of 2016/17 season. In addition to the history between both the clubs, the rivalry between Mourinho and Pep Guardiola is expected to give this match new spice. Add in the star players that will be playing for the first time in this derby and it becomes a must-watch fixture even for the neutrals.