Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

David Wagner can increase heat on friend Jürgen Klopp, will José Mourinho bow down to Spurs and are Southampton about to unleash Sofiane Boufal?

Manchester United finished 14 points behind Spurs in Louis van Gaal’s last campaign. Under José Mourinho last season, they finished 17 points behind Spurs. Now, after nine games of this season, the clubs have the same points tally. But Mourinho’s approach to Saturday’s match will tell whether he still believes there is a big gap between them. If he opts to play like an underdog at Old Trafford, even with concerns about the fitness of his defenders, then it will show his deference to Mauricio Pochettino’s strong and enterprising team and raise further questions about whether he is the right manager to get the best out the attacking talent at his disposal. PD

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