Paul Scholes: Jose Mourinho must start the season well

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"And it is sometimes hard to believe, that I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues but I keep feeling that the second last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game".

The pair were asked to pick their Premier League predictions ahead of the new season. Many are tipping Liverpool to be their closest challengers this season, after a a £123.6m spending spree this summer.

'It is hard for me to understand we finish second which I keep saying, that I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues but I keep feeling the second last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game'.

At the other end of the spectrum, despite their big transfer spend and many people tipping them to be a surprise package this season, Michael Owen has Fulham to go down.

With United due to start their Premier League campaign against Leicester on Friday night, Mourinho will hold his first press conference of the season at 9.30 a.m. on deadline day. The home game was a little bit different with Mané getting sent off.

However, with the impending arrivals of Mateo Kovacic on loan from Real Madrid and goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in a world record deal, Sarri and his team will hope to break into the top four, after a disappointing last season.

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Steve Nicol, Paul Mariner and Julien Laurens look ahead to what could be a perilous season ahead for Manchester United.

"You don't really know the team, you don't really know the players, you don't know how they're going to perform from one week to the next".

Pep Guardiola has admitted that he would have liked to sign a holding midfield player to support Fernandinho, with the club having their long-term pursuit of Italian midfielder Jorginho hijacked by Chelsea.

But, according to reports in Bild and kicker as well as on broadcaster Sky, Boateng called United manager Mourinho on Tuesday to inform him he won't move to Old Trafford. It takes into consideration a team's form, opponents the team still has left to play, and how well the team has done in previous seasons.

The Predictor tips heavy spenders West Ham United to struggle to a seventeenth place finish, while two of the newly promoted clubs - Wolves and Cardiff City are tipped to go down, along with David Wagner's Huddersfield Town.

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