is vitally important.
Whistle blower: Mark Clattenburg will be the man in the middle. This season, the Tyne & Wear-based official has distributed 76 yellow cards and six reds during 28 matches. United fans last saw him during a 4-1 home win over Fulham in January.
Rivals watch: As mentioned, Roberto Mancini takes his title challengers to Goodison Park on Saturday before third-placed Spurs host Fulham on Sunday ahead of Chelsea’s clash with West Ham.