Manchester United’s players and staff have been encouraged to rip each other during an inquest into their wretched derby capitulation.
It was not hard to interpret how Cristiano Ronaldo was feeling at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Each time the camera kept cutting to the Portugal striker marooned among the other non-playing substitutes on Manchester United’s bench, it felt like a window into his soul. Every Manchester City goal a staging post for the inner despair of the five-time World Player of the Year.
Chelsea will try to complete a double raid on RB Leipzig by bringing defender Josko Gvardiol to Stamford Bridge alongside striker Christope Nkunku, who has signed a pre-contract agreement.