Where would we be by February? Take a look at Man United’s next five fixtures

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Manchester United are currently top of the English Premier League, after 18 matches.

The Red Devils are ahead of second-placed Manchester City by two points, while reigning champions, Liverpool, are three points behind in third.

City have a game in hand, and could go top if they win it, but until then, United have to keep up the momentum, and we can only do so by trying to win every game ahead.

But of course, United also have participation in the FA Cup, so between now and early February, we should know where we stand in both the league and the FA Cup.

We will look to maintain our title push on Wednesday (January 20), when we play Fulham at Craven Cottage, followed by an FA Cup Fourth round game against Liverpool on January 24.

United have a Premier League home tie with Sheffield United on January 27, before we play Arsenal away from home three days later (January 30).

After that, next will be a repeat of our EPL game against Southampton on February 2, except we’re playing them at Old Trafford this time.

If we manage to win these games, there’s no guessing we’ll still be right up there competing for titles, but a loss could have a bad effect, as it could destroy the momentum already building up in the team.