A slow start for defending English Premier League champion Manchester United was seen by many as understandable; the club, after all, was transitioning from retired legendary manager Alex Ferguson to former Everton boss David Moyes. But 14 games into the season, and United is as close to the relegation zone as it is the title. That's right -- after a Roberto Martinez-led Everton won 1-0 at Old Trafford during a flurry of EPL games Wednesday, Manchester United sits in ninth, 12 points behind league-leading Arsenal. Can the league's most storied club turn things around?


Blame game?

Moyes is the obvious difference between last season and this one, but the club didn't exactly light up the transfer window.

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Who/what is most responsible for Manchester United's struggles this season?

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Red rising?

Wayne Rooney & Co. have earned just two points out of their past possible nine.

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Where will Manchester United (ninth, 12 points out of first, five out of fourth) finish this season?

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Blue period?

Moyes' former club did something it never could do under its old boss: win at Old Trafford.

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Where will Everton finish this season?

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Trophy time

Buoyed by Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey, the Gunners just keep picking up points -- but have challengers close behind.

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Which team will win the Premier League title?

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