The first four games of this season have yielded six points for Manchester United, but what about their primary Champions League competitors?
When Manchester United returns from the first international break of the year, they will have work to do.
On deadline day, the team added four more players after acting decisively to secure the services of its top three targets, namely Rasmus Hojlund of Denmark, Mason Mount, and Andre Onana. But the nearly £200 million investment hasn’t (yet) paid off on the field.
At Old Trafford, United has defeated Wolves and Nottingham Forest, but they weren’t at their best in the first game and came through a two-goal scare in the other. It has been disappointing while traveling.
Top-four competitors Ten Hag’s team has six points from four games this season, which means they are already playing catch-up with some of their potential top four competitors. Tottenham and Arsenal handed United swift defeats in North London. Here, we examine the early performances of the other teams vying for Champions League spots.