Premier League football returns this weekend to the delight of football fans up and down the country, and there’s a mouth-watering contest at Old Trafford as Manchester United host Arsenal in Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off.

Jose Mourinho’s United go into the encounter six points adrift of the Gunners in the table, having won just five of their opening 11 games, as well as suffering frustrating defeats against Manchester City, Watford, and Chelsea.

However, the Red Devils picked up a vital 3-1 win at Swansea prior to the international break, a result which moved them up to sixth in the Premier League table, and just three points behind fifth place Tottenham.

19th August 2016 - Premier League - Manchester United v Southampton - Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal meanwhile are currently embarking on a 16-match unbeaten run, which dates back to their thrilling 4-3 defeat at home to Liverpool on the opening weekend.

Since then, the Gunners have picked up seven league wins, and have also qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League with two games to spare.

A draw at Tottenham kicked off November for Wenger’s men, a historically tricky month for the club, but they’ll have high hopes of ending a ten-year wait for a league win at Old Trafford on Saturday.

However, United’s recent record and the fact that they’ve got Mourinho at the helm will give United fans cause for optimism, and here are FIVE reasons why they will beat Wenger’s men on Saturday…
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