9. United sound out a warning to rivals
And Manchester United started their league campaign on a very strong note, defeating Bournemouth 3-1 in their opening game, with Zlatan getting on the scoresheet again. They backed it up with a 2-0 win over Southampton where the giant Swede grabbed a double and a late goal by Marcus Rashford against Hull City gave the Mancunians a 1-0 win. It was a huge statement made, going into the September international break as league leaders.