Manchester United v West Ham United: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 4pm BST kick-offMourinho ‘on fire’ at United | Joe Hart on his move to West HamAnd feel free to email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 3.03pm BST Man Utd (4-2-3-1) De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Blind; Pogba, Matic; Mkhitaryan, Mata, Rashford; Lukaku.Substitutes: Romero, Smalling, Darmian, Herrera, Fellaini, Lingard, Martial.West Ham (4-2-3-1) Hart; Zabaleta, Reid, Ogbonna, Masuaku; Noble, Obiang; Fernandes, Ayew, Arnautovic; Hernandez.Substitutes: Adrian, Rice, Byram, Collins, Fonte, Cresswell, Sakho. 10.44am BST What comes next in this sequence? 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 7, 4, 5, 6. It reads like a maths puzzle that even Max Fischer couldn’t solve. In fact, as you have doubtless realised, these are Manchester United’s league positions in the last 10 years. There have been plenty of reasons for United’s league struggles; this year, however, everyone at the club will at least expect them to challenge for the title for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. It’s not as easy as it seems – a very good team will finish sixth this season – but this looks like a very powerful, very Mourinho team. United’s biggest problem last season was that they repeatedly thrashed teams 1-1 and 0-0 at Old Trafford. Today...
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