Why A Mkhitaryan & Sanchez Swap Deal Would Benefit All

Why A Mkhitaryan & Sanchez Swap Deal Would Benefit All

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has become a central figure in this January transfer window, as reports suggest he holds the key to Alexis Sanchez's future. It had been expected that the Chilean would leave Arsenal for Manchester City. However, Manchester United have jumped ahead of their local rivals in the queue to sign the 29-year-old and hope the offer of a straight swap deal will get a deal completed. Sky Sports report that any possible switch to Old Trafford is hinged on …
Why Phil Neville is Wrong about Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Why Phil Neville is Wrong about Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Before going on to do the objectively right thing and look at why Phil Neville was wrong about the now seemingly exiled attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Manchester United, it is vital to evaluate how the 27-year old has fared so far at Old Trafford in 2017/18. Mkhitaryan started the season - arguably the brightest, picking up from where he had left off in the season before scoring vital away goals in the Europa League run, culminating in a night …
Why Jesse Lingard is crucial for Manchester United over the Christmas period

Why Jesse Lingard is crucial for Manchester United over the Christmas period

Manchester United have a lot of attacking talent in their squad, but the player to make the headlines in recent weeks hasn’t been one of the usual names. Jesse Lingard has emerged as a good supporting act in recent seasons. He produces important goals and provides healthy competition for the attacking places in the first-team. Few have seen him as a potential starter for United, but he has scored three goals and contributed one assist in his last two matches. …
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: So near yet so far?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: So near yet so far?

Manchester United, at the time of writing, are running low on momentum - momentum which I argued was the buzzword under Mourinho in 2017/18, was almost willingly lost at Anfield in a draw that was devoid of everything the Red Devils were in the first two months of the campaign. Mourinho paid the price at last for snapping a series of positive and attacking displays - trading off all the fearlessness the young forward line spearheaded by Lukaku, Rashford and …
Liverpool vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool and Manchester United will resume their rivalry on Saturday with United on a roll and Liverpool in a rut. Going into the last international break Liverpool were on a roll after just demolishing Arsenal 4-0.  While that break may have been a curse, this one was much more of a blessing.  They have only won one of their matches in all competitions since the last international break and they'll be hoping this break reverses their fortunes back the other …
Ozil to Man United: Does Not Make Sense for Either the Club or the Player

Ozil to Man United: Does Not Make Sense for Either the Club or the Player

The start of an international break is a sort of a signal to rumour mills to start churning transfer rumours. This international break is no different. The mills are churning furiously and are spewing possibilities after possibilities. One particular rumour that is catching on over the last two days is that Mesut Ozil is going to join Manchester United. There are two variants of this rumour. One haves us believe that Arsenal will cut their losses and sell the playmaker …
What Arsenal would miss out on if Thomas Lemar goes to Liverpool

What Arsenal would miss out on if Thomas Lemar goes to Liverpool

Earlier reports this week had suggested Liverpool were closing in on AS Monaco starlet Thomas Lemar as their club record signing. A deal worth around £70 million was said to have been offered by the Reds as they looked to complete the deal by the end of the window. Arsenal lodged a bid for Lemar earlier in the summer, but the bid was rejected and the player’s stance at the club was labelled “non-negotiable” by Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev. Whilst …
Manchester United Vs Leicester City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Manchester United Vs Leicester City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Trust Jose Mourinho to say something completely incongruous to the situation. When his Manchester United side romped to a 4-0 away victory at Swansea City, the reporter taking Jose’s interview must have expected a bit more ebullience. Instead, Mourinho said, “The thing I want to happen is for the team to be losing, so I can see the way we react emotionally.” Of course, he meant that he wanted to see how his team handles adversity. He was also complaining …
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