The five fixtures that will define Man United’s 17/18 season

Manchester United head into the new season fresh from winning the Europa League and the EFL Cup.

Jose Mourinho may have failed in the Premier League by finishing sixth but securing Champions League football was the main goal at the beginning of the season and the Portuguese manager achieved that.

It was a successful season for sure, but the Red Devils will be looking to transfer that cup success to the league as they aim for their first Premier League title title since Sir Alex Ferguson departed in 2013.

Last summer Man United break the world record transfer fee by signing Paul Pogba for a stunning £89m from Juventus.

The ambition shown then had supporters excited and optimistic and it seems they will spare no cost as they go all out once more in their quest for glory, as you would expect from England’s most successful club in history.

Manchester United will have to overcome their bogey fixtures and important games if they are to be successful in their hunt for the league title, though, and with the 17/18 fixtures being released today, here’s a look at games that could define Mourinho’s season at Old Trafford…