Jose Mourinho looking to maintain Champions League record

Manchester United begin their Champions League campaign against BasleThe match sees United return to Europe’s top table after a season away Jose Mourinho has never failed to reach the Champions League knockout stageRomelu Lukaku is set to make his first group stage appearance against Basle 

There is something clever to the way Manchester United have approached this week.

They are back in the Champions League after 644 days, but to no great fanfare. No rabble rousing and certainly no predictions