Liverpool are ahead of Manchester United in the betting odds for winning the Premier League title this season.The Reds finished fourth last season, just six points behind their bitter rivals in second. gameday smart causal How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Mohamed Salah scored 32 goals in 36 Premier League appearances last season The pragmatic and often dour approach by the Old Trafford outfit has even led to Alvin Martin claiming he would rather play for West Ham United instead.Conversely, Liverpool carved teams apart at times last season – scoring goals for fun with Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane filling their boots. How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? possible xi ALTERED who plays? However, their shrewd investments already this summer and their strong Champions League run last season mean they have edged the Red Devils out of the running.According to bet365.com, Liverpool are second favourites to win the Premier League next season at 9/2.Hot on their heels are United, who are valued at 13/2 in third place Manchester City are favourites at 8/13.Mourinho has come under intense criticism for his style of play at Old Trafford, with United fading away after a fast start to last season. NEW ERA Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener 2 2 Mourinho will have to prove the bookies wrong if he is to win the Premier League title Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes How Liverpool could line up at Leicester with midfielder set for lengthy absence Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? Premier League latest possible standings predicted To strengthen the side, Klopp has already added Fabinho, Naby Keita and is looking to complete a deal for Alisson Becker of Roma.Although the Red Devils finished in second place, they were 19 points behind the emphatic Manchester City.As a result, Pep Guardiola’s men are favourites to retain the trophy.