Man Utd 4/1 for title defence
Manchester United are out to 4/1 to successfully defend their Premier League title following defeat at Anfield.
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A first-half goal from Daniel Sturridge was enough to give Liverpool a 1-0 victory over their great rivals on Sunday and was another early-season blow to United's title hopes.
They have taken just four points from the first nine available under new manager David Moyes and are now almost twice the price they started the season at.
United, local rivals City and Chelsea all started the campaign around the same price but while the latter two are a best price of 2/1 for the championship, United are now widely available at 4/1.
Coral's Tim Reynolds said: "Man United's performance against Liverpool was really lacking in creativity and once again underlined the urgency for David Moyes to try and bring in a couple of players before the close of the transfer window.
"It does look likely that Marouane Fellaini will sign for United from Everton, but it's hard to see Fellaini making enough of an impact at Old Trafford to secure United a 14th Premier League title."
Liverpool, meanwhile, are the early front-runners in the table having extended their record to three wins from three matches.
Their odds are now into a standout 14/1 with Ladbrokes, making them fourth favourites ahead of both Arsenal and Tottenham.
Those sides also met on Sunday with Arsenal winning 1-0 thanks to a fine finish from Olivier Giroud.
Arsenal ended the day at 16/1 (general) in the outright betting, with Spurs drifting to a best of 22/1 (Stan James).
Despite longer title odds than Liverpool, Arsenal remain more likely to secure a top-four finish.
Boylesports offer 21/20 about yet another season of Champions League football, with Liverpool now general 6/4 shots. Spurs are out to 13/8 with BetVictor and Stan James.
The two goalscorers both continued to shorten in the Golden Boot betting with Sturridge into 10/1 (general) after taking his tally to three.
Like Sturridge and Aston Villa's Christian Benteke, Giroud has three in the league now and can be backed at 16/1 with Sky Bet and Ladbrokes.
United striker Robin van Persie, winner in the past two seasons, remains the favourite at 5/2 generally.
Sunday's matches proved costly for Sky Bet, who included both Sturridge and Giroud in their popular 'Price Boost' scheme.
Sturridge was offered at 9/1 to net first at Anfield, with Giroud the same price to do likewise at the Emirates.
In the day's other game, West Brom lost 2-0 at home to Swansea to slip to the foot of the table and were duly cut to 4/1 for relegation.
Crystal Palace and Hull are both odds-on for the drop but the other relegation spot is well and truly up for grabs, according to the market. Cardiff (11/5) are currently most likely to occupy it going by the prices.