Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Danny Ings returns to Saints, Cristiano Ronaldo will be key for the Manchester derby and Jesse Marsch gets going at Leeds

Manchester United have the attacking skill to pierce Manchester City’s defence, but whether they convert their chances will depend to a large extent on whether Cristiano Ronaldo has lost his finishing power for good. Is his recent wastefulness the sign of a new – or rather, an old – Ronaldo? The other thing United must improve is their attitude: Ralf Rangnick’s fickle crew will need to be compact and energetic for 90-plus minutes if they are to get the counter-attacking victory that would boost their top-four prospects and make them momentarily popular in Liverpool. Failure to do that and another humiliation looms. PD

Manchester City v Manchester United (Sunday, 4.30pm, all times GMT)

Liverpool v West Ham (Saturday, 5.30pm)

Continue reading…Danny Ings returns to Saints, Cristiano Ronaldo will be key for the Manchester derby and Jesse Marsch gets going at LeedsManchester United have the attacking skill to pierce Manchester City’s defence, but whether they convert their chances will depend to a large extent on whether Cristiano Ronaldo has lost his finishing power for good. Is his recent wastefulness the sign of a new – or rather, an old – Ronaldo? The other thing United must improve is their attitude: Ralf Rangnick’s fickle crew will need to be compact and energetic for 90-plus minutes if they are to get the counter-attacking victory that would boost their top-four prospects and make them momentarily popular in Liverpool. Failure to do that and another humiliation looms. PDManchester City v Manchester United (Sunday, 4.30pm, all times GMT)Liverpool v West Ham (Saturday, 5.30pm) Continue reading…[#item_full_content]

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