1 Chelsea’s reserves have pretty much got their league sewn-up already.
2 Thomas Kuszczak and Ben Foster (when he is fit again) will have their work cut out ousting Edwin van der Sar.
3 Wayne Rooney is back! Was he ever away? Anyway, Fergie has predicted a big season from the England star and he made a promising start as he ran at defenders in a way he didn’t seem confident enough to do at times last season.
4 The Premiership is going to be very tight again this season. Although Chelsea have a lot of players out injured, United also have a couple of their summer signings to filter into the squad.
5 Ryan Giggs is still going