Manchester United is presently topping the position of the English Premier League table for the first time in three years.

OnyxNews Nigeria understands that this came after the ‌Paul Pogba helped the team to secure a win over Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor on Tuesday.

The England football giant now leads defending champions, Liverpool by three points ahead of a top-of-the-table clash between the two most successful sides in English football history at Anfield on Sunday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have now taken 29 from the last possible 33 points to recover from just two wins in their opening six games of the season.

The manner of win against a Burnley side that had not lost at home since October also suggests United have the ability of champions to grind out a result when they need to.

After a slow start by the visitors, the first-half was dominated by controversy over a series of VAR reviews.

A five-minute delay to review Luke Shaw’s challenge on Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Robbie Brady’s foul on Edinson Cavani as the Uruguayan bore down on goal resulted in both sides escaping without having a man sent-off.

Referee Kevin Friend had initially waived play on from Shaw’s lunge, but on review the left-back was shown a yellow card and Brady’s yellow rescinded as the game should have been stopped earlier in the move.

Man United then had a goal harshly ruled out when Harry Maguire powered home a header at the back post, but was punished for a slight nudge on Erik Pieters.

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