The Premier League kicks off a new season tonight with millionaire players entertaining the more modestly paid fans packed into stadiums and on TVs.
Instead, Wenger avoided a third successive season-opening loss at the start of his new two-year contract.
Mourinho goes into his second season at Old Trafford needing significant improvement in the Premier League after United finished sixth in May.
"I would like to see Pep Guardiola stay even if City didn't win a trophy, but the reality of football is that he would most likely be sacked if we have another season like the last one".
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The first week of the season is always one of the hardest to predict, but our writers have a lot of confidence in the top six. However, the club did win the Europa League and the League Cup, giving the manager a platform of success on which to build.
Stopping short of a guarantee, Mourinho believes an encouraging pre-season and success in the Europa League last season can propel his side to further success.
Giroud came off the bench with Arsenal trailing 3-2 in Friday's Premier League curtain-raiser at the Emirates Stadium and after fellow substitute Aaron Ramsey equalised, he headed in an 85th-minute victor. I don't think I am in a position of moaning, crying, contesting or to say I am not happy with it.
But the solution is not changing players every season.
"I think we have all seen the amusing business of the transfer window and we never know what is round the corner. If that is going to mean better results and the title, I don't know".
United were the lowest scorers of the Premier League's top seven last season with just 54.
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The #Transfer market preceding the season has seen Monaco lose a lot of their star players. The Brazil worldwide is 17/2 with the online bookmaker to score a hat-trick.
Brighton's first top-flight match in 34 years sees them host title favourites Manchester City.
It may be recalled here that United have already bolstered their squad with the addition of Romelu Lukaku, Nemanja Matic and Victor Lindelof. We got a central midfielder, a striker, obviously the 25 per cent would be for a player from the sides, but we have players.
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Any improvement in their away form this term may take a while to materialise - after the Blues, their early road trips take in Tottenham, Liverpool, Everton and Manchester City before November's visits to Southampton and Bournemouth.
Alejandro Moreno responds to Jose Mourinho's belief that Man United will be able to compete with Europe's best in two years. Crystal Palace is +50000 to win its first EPL championship after finishing 14th last season. This time we are all in the same basket, it is going to be the same for everybody.
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The Hammers' last win over United was a 3-2 Premier League victory in May 2016, which was also the final game at Upton Park. I see West Ham as a mid-table side looking upwards, but it is asking a lot for them to get anything at Old Trafford .
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