Date: 16th December 2017 at 11:10am
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This Sunday, Manchester United will be taking on West Bromwich Albion, at the Hawthorns, in a Premier League game./b>

Ahead of the fixture both managers have held their pre-match press conferences.

Jose Mourinho, addressing the media, had this to say about the race for the title and visiting the Hawthorns,

‘We are second; the number of points could be first in other seasons, yes, but we are second.

‘As I have been saying, match after match, one match at a time and let’s see at the end of the season where we are.

‘They have lots of experienced, physical players with Premier League know-how. Their squad is good and their stadium is enthusiastic. The match will be difficult.’


It will and memories of Sir Alex Ferguson`s last game in charge of United, where both sides played their bit in a 5-5 thriller are still fresh in the mind.

As for the new incumbent of the West Brom hot-seat, Alan Pardew, he had this to say about the fixture:

‘There’s a pressure for us to start winning games and if that comes on Sunday against Manchester United, then all well and good.

‘Before the game, would I take a point? I probably would, but it all depends on the context of the game.

‘We’ve shown ambition. It’s not like we’ve parked the bus. We’ve tried to get at teams and I think we did a good job of that at Liverpool. We can take encouragement from that going into the Manchester United game.’


My money is on a United win, but how about you?