Jamie Redknapp sends warning to Man United about title challenge

The Liverpool legend has warned Manchester United not to get carried away with their impressive start to the 2017-18 season

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: Uefa handout

Jamie Redknapp has warned Manchester United not to get carried away with their impressive start to the new Premier League season.

The Red Devils were 4-0 winners against Swansea City on Saturday following goals from Eric Bailly, Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial at the Liberty Stadium.

Manchester United cemented their place at the top of the Premier League table thanks to the Red Devils impressive 4-0 victory over West Ham United in their season opener at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils have already established a small advantage over title rivals Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in the title race.

Mourinho signed Benfica defender Victor Lindelof, Everton striker Romelu Lukaku and Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic in the summer transfer window.

Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Redknapp had a warning for Manchester United about their excellent start to the 2017-18 season.

“United must not get carried away — making a fast start is no guarantee of success,” Redknapp told the Daily Mail.

“But very few teams have the power, the presence and the strength in depth United possess. They can be a real force this season.”

Manchester United finished in sixth place in the Premier League table last term in Mourinho’s first season in charge at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils won the EFL Cup and the Europa League in their debut campaign under the former Chelsea manager last term.

The 20-time English champions will take on Leicester City at Old Trafford.

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