Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola are about to go head to head in the Premier League but the Manchester United manager is already winning the battle online.
According to Google Trends, ahead of the big 2016/17 kick-off, Mourinho is the most searched coach in the world, with Guardiola sitting third behind Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane and second among Premier League coaches.
The data highlights the huge global interest in Mourinho and Guardiola's rivalry. The pair were bitter foes with Real Madrid and Barcelona in La Liga, and their upcoming battle for Premier League supremacy kicks off when Manchester City face Sunderland and United travel to Bournemouth this weekend.
Most searched Premier League coaches in 2016
But who is the most searched Premier League team? Over the last month, it's little surprise to see Manchester United are top of the pile. The Red Devils have a massive global fanbase, and the blockbuster additions ofZlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba have only added to the recent intrigue.
"Is Pogba going to Manchester United?" was the most frequently asked question in Google, with fans also interested to know his age, faith, and the reasons why he left United in the first place.