Jose Mourinho will fall short of leading Manchester United to the Premier League title this season, exclusive stats reveal.

The Special One's figures when he led Chelsea in 2013-14 - his first season back at Stamford Bridge - fail to match the current numbers.

On Sunday, Mourinho returns to his former club for just the second time.

In 2010, he went to Stamford Bridge with Inter Milan in the second leg of the Champions League knock-out stages. Mourinho left with a 1-0 away win (3-1 on aggregate), eliminating the Blues from the competition in the process.

Tale of the tape: Mourinho, now and then

The team of statisticians at have taken a detailed look at how United have fared in 10 key areas after eight Premier League games under Mourinho compared to his first eight league matches at Chelsea in the 2013/14 campaign.

Analysis covered creativity, defending, attacking, passing and possession.

Of the 10 stats analysed, the Chelsea side of 2013/14 recorded superior figures in every single area, not good news to Manchester United fans considering the Blues were well off winning the league that season, and finished third.

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