Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping to roll back the years in 2018, and launch an old-school Fergie style attack at rivals Man City’s Premier League title campaign.

The Red Devils were notorious under Sir Alex Ferguson for hunting down teams as the season turned into the home straight after the Christmas fixtures. Indeed, while Jose Mourinho has never won a title being so far behind and will be hoping to rectify this stat come May.

However, our regulars in the back room of the bar think it will take some doing to swing a 12 point deficit in the Red Devils favour.

United have invested well in the winter window with the addition of Alexis Sanchez and, will be hoping that the move can be an ‘Eric Cantona’ moment for this United team. Looking forward to the next three months of the season is our landlord, who is checking out what two fixtures could play a huge part in what would be the greatest comeback in the Premier League era…