Fantasy Premier League Insight – GW16 Derby Duels

Fantasy Premier League Insight – GW16 Derby Duels

The festive season is officially here, and with it, we have football on a regular basis. This is a stressful time of the year for FPL managers as players are constantly rotated. Let's look at some of the better options to guide you through this festive period. GW15 kicked off with Chelsea taking on Newcastle; Chelsea found themselves 0-1 down early on through a Dwight Gayle strike but showed quality to level and run out a comfortable 3-1 win. Eden Hazard …
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. …
3 Thoughts as Manchester United Set the Pace in the Premier League

3 Thoughts as Manchester United Set the Pace in the Premier League

As the dust settled and final whistle blown, United emerged victorious in another Premier League game, a vital 2-0 win at Old Trafford against the 2015/16 Champions Leicester City. On the whole, United deservedly took home all three points as Mourinho's side improved their points tally to nine, out of nine available - and will go into the international break with confidence as high as it can be. Here are my three thoughts as Mourinho's inspiring substitutions made all the …
Lingard Launches United Closer to the Top Four in the Premier League

Lingard Launches United Closer to the Top Four in the Premier League

Manchester United managed to shake off fatigue concerns to overcome a stubborn Middlesbrough in Riverside on Sunday, which saw them ascend the Premier League table for the first time since game-week 11. Mourinho fielded a back three again - for the third consecutive game this season, not to mention against a team that has massively struggled to score goals, his decision was slightly perplexing. The visitors looked a hastily assembled side at least on paper, clearly a consequence of injuries …
Should Wayne Rooney start for United against Liverpool?

Should Wayne Rooney start for United against Liverpool?

As the international break draws to a close, question marks over Wayne Rooney's future heightens. The England captain has been in the headlines all week after he was dropped from the starting XI of the national side which faced Slovenia on Tuesday evening. After an apparent poor run of form for his club and country it seems Gareth Southgate may have unleashed the first of many blows to come Rooney's way in the near future. The interim England manager made …
Should Henrikh Mkhitaryan Start For Manchester United?

Should Henrikh Mkhitaryan Start For Manchester United?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s arrival to Manchester United was met with a lot of appreciation as Mourinho took charge of the club. A lot of managers worked on similar stuff - like Conte, Guardiola, Klopp, and Mourinho himself, have shuffled their teams to see how things work, and it’s still the initial stages to the new season. Manchester United have gotten a good start with three straight consecutive victories, but they still have certain hurdles to cross, especially as the teams they …
Manchester United vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Manchester United have been playing the kind of football that the fans have been seeing in the Fergie-era. It is a welcome change after their dismal performances last season. In fact, the frustration among the fans had almost hit the saturation point. Thus, Jose Mourinho’s appointment was a blessing, and he has not given the fans any reason to doubt his capabilities in the Premier League so far. The Red Devils played well in the pre-season games, and continued to …
Is Pogba a €120 million player?

Is Pogba a €120 million player?

One of the greatest miscalculations in football management, as far as Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United are concerned is that how they failed to see the prodigious talent of a certain French teenage midfielder who is lighting up European football now, that goes by the name Paul Pogba. Pogba, now 23 years old, was once a part of the successful Manchester United academy team that featured the likes of Jesse Lingard and Ravel Morrison - destined to get his …
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