Bookies have already crowned Manchester United as Premier League champions. The Daily Mail says the bookies are already paying out on Manchester United to be crowned champions for the 20th time and this time their fans should not fear another jinx.

United may have caved in last season in spectacular fashion when the punters collected early. But with a 12-point gap over faltering noisy neighbours Manchester City, there seems little chance of lightning striking twice for Sir Alex Ferguson's side.