It is a long time since anyone has been able to write the following: Manchester United could go top of the Premier League table tonight.
Yes, that’s right. Top. First. Nobody above them.
The last time that happened was more than two years ago, when they played their opening match the day before the other 18 teams.
The Red Devils are currently level on points with Liverpool having played one game less, and a win or draw away at Burnley this evening will send them clear of their bitter rivals.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his men go to east Lancashire tonight for a fixture postponed from the opening weekend of the campaign due to Utd's Europa League commitments last summer.
Man Utd are unbeaten in their last 10 league games, while Burnley have three wins in their last five.
What time is Burnley vs Man Utd?
Kick-off at Turf Moor will be at 8.15pm.
Burnley vs Man Utd is one of two games starting at 8.15pm, the other being Wolves vs Everton.
Rivals Manchester City play Brighton at 6pm on Wednesday.
Burnley vs Man Utd TV channel and live stream
Fans can watch Tuesday’s clash in east Lancashire on Sky Sports’ Main Event and Football channels, and build-up will start at 8pm.
Anyone wanting to keep an eye on the action from Molineux can switch to Sky Sports Premier League or Sky Sports Arena.
Anyone with the Sky Go or NOW TV apps can stream the match through them.
Man Utd vs Burnley team news
Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can call on Edinson Cavani again following the Uruguayan's three-match ban for an offensive Instagram post.
Decisions are to be made today about the fitness of Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw and Paul Pogba before the final squad is confirmed.
Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope will be fit for Man Utd's visit after missing the weekend's FA Cup win over MK Dons with an ankle injury.
Charlie Taylor, Dwight McNeil and Jay Rodriguez are considered "touch and go".
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