10 pictures that sum up Man United’s season

With Jose Mourinho at the helm and summer signings such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba arriving at the club – the latter for a world-record £89m fee – Manchester United were considered to be one of the favourites for the Premier League title for the 2016/17 season.

It hasn’t quite turned out that way, though, and the Red Devils will be in sixth position in the table on Christmas Day, 13 points behind leaders Chelsea.

A lack of consistency has been their downfall over the course of the campaign, but Mourinho finally seems to have found his preferred formation and starting XI in recent weeks, and it has paid dividends with the side starting to pick up some impressive results – they beat an in-form West Brom side 2-0 at The Hawthorns last weekend.

While that was one of the high points, there have also been plenty of lows too.

Here are TEN pictures that sum up United’s season so far…