Tomorrow afternoon we’ll see Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola step out at Old Trafford for their first ever Manchester derby. And even at this early stage of the season, there’s so much to play for. Not a bad return to Premier League action following an international break, is it?
As we’re just a day away from perhaps the biggest meeting between the two sides in years, we thought we’d take a look at how social media is preparing for this one.
Here’s what people had to say…
Manchester City reminding their neighbours of events from five years ago…
“Why Always Me?” @FinallyMario: Derby Icon
— Manchester City (@ManCity) September 6, 2016
Meanwhile, across the city, United’s official account responded with another iconic moment…
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 8, 2016
A Derby Day legend in the blue half of Manchester is certainly looking forward to kick-off…
@ManCity Oh come on City fans & family tell me your not pumped for this one?
— Shaun Goater MBE (@OfficialSGoater) September 5, 2016
While a Man United cult hero has made his only prediction. It’s 5/4 if you’re interested, Phil…
Ibra will score is my only one! https://t.co/Mx1K9P6vZV
— Philip Neville (@fizzer18) September 8, 2016
That’s a lot of money right there…
— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) September 8, 2016
Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments section below…
— Guardian sport (@guardian_sport) September 8, 2016
John Stones faces arguably the toughest test of his career in Zlatan Ibrahimovic. But who’ll come out on top?
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) September 7, 2016
If there’s one man who we should listen to, it’s Xabi Alonso, having played for both Mourinho and Guardiola. His former Liverpool teammate Jamie Carragher got the chance to do just that…
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) September 6, 2016
Is this where the game will be won or lost?
— Sky Football ⚽️ (@SkyFootball) September 8, 2016
Stan Collymore certainly thinks so…
Zlatan. The stage is set for him. Again.
— Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) September 8, 2016
A hat-trick in the week, but can he deliver for his club again if called upon?
I see @MarcusRashford is doing all he can to go under the radar again 😂😂
— Michael Carrick (@carras16) September 6, 2016
Manchester is red #ManchesterDerby
— k c (@KaciSadat) September 9, 2016
But will it be come the final whistle?
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.