After beating Burnley, the Red Devils see themselves open up a three-point difference over the champions ahead of their clash on Sunday at Anfield.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
admits Sunday’s clash withLiverpool
is the biggest test of his side’s title ambitions.
scored in the second half to secure a 1-0 victory against
at Turf Moor and put the Red Devils on top of the table three points clear from Liverpool.
Manchester United now sit top for the first time since their last title-winning campaign under Sir Alex Ferguson in 2012/13.
They will next face Liverpool at Anfield, where they have not won since March 2016, but Solskjaer says his side is ready for the challenge.
"We're looking forward to it, we enjoy being where we are at any time,”
he told reporters
“At the moment we are where we are, we go there knowing we're playing the best team in the country by a mile over the last year and a half, they are champions by right.
“We're looking forward to it and it's a great test of where we're at against a good team.
“We are getting better and better. We are almost halfway through the season and it is a little bit of an indication of where we're at, but nobody will remember the league table on January 12."