That’s the opinion of Sky Sports pundit and former Red Devils star Gary Neville, who says the Blues have the look of title-winners.
United are currently second in the Premier League but are already eight points adrift of Pep Guardiola’s table-topping City.
The two sides meet at Old Trafford on Sunday December 10 in a game which could prove pivotal in the title race.
Neville has now warned United that they must come out on top when they play host to City.
“I was a little bit worried as a Manchester United fan this week with Watford and Arsenal away, and felt we couldn’t go into the derby any further behind Manchester City, so it was a big win on Tuesday night,” Neville told Sky Sports.
“Watford is a tough place to go and now United need to focus on the Arsenal game where they will face a team who have built up some momentum at the Emirates with 12 straight wins.
“One thing for certain is that United have to win the derby.
“In terms of the title race, they have to damage them [City] and really disrupt their rhythm.
“I was at Huddersfield on Super Sunday and there was a title-winning mentality about them.
“Sometimes you don’t play at your best and the other team are frustrating, but…