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 …
Jose Mourinho to Sell Players, But Who?

Jose Mourinho to Sell Players, But Who?

Earlier this week a report surfaced that new Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, would be looking at clearing the deadwood and undertaking a much needed overhaul of the United squad. We take a quick look at the players whose futures could be in doubt and who could be on their way out of Old Trafford. Sam Johnstone Playing time will be limited for the young keeper, and the emergence of Joel Pereira means we can afford to let him go. …
Why is Jesse Lingard Flourishing Under Louis Van Gaal this Season?

Why is Jesse Lingard Flourishing Under Louis Van Gaal this Season?

Manchester United are on a good run at the right time in the season. The fact that they are fifth in the league with one point standing between themselves and Champions League football with six games to go - is encouraging to say the least given the season they have had - often mired with big wins only followed by unexpected defeats. Only behind Leicester City in the form table, thanks to four narrow wins in the last five league …
Manchester United Stroll to Victory

Manchester United Stroll to Victory

Robbie Savage on his BBC 606 Talkshow called Manchester City a "shambles". To have spent north of £500m in 4 years and be fielding Martin Demichelis and Jesus Navas he has a point. Even Raheem Sterling has been embarrassing of late, and that £49m piece of business looks very shrewd by Liverpool. The ghost of Pep Guardiola is weighing very heavily on this City squad and some cynics amongst the City fans are suggesting Pellegrini is purposely or spitefully ensuring …
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