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Haaland, the man United tried in vain to get, may haunt them on Sunday

Erling Haaland has enjoyed an amazing start to his Man City career, scoring 14 goals in his first 10 games in all competitions. PHOTO: ACTION IMAGES VIA REUTERS
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That Manchester City have been the dominant football force in Manchester football over the last decade is inarguable.

By next summer, barring a significant surprise, Manchester United will complete 10 years without a Premier League title. In that time, City have collected five titles and are overriding favourites for a sixth despite a slightly halting start to this season.

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