Manchester United v Watford Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Watford Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

As the Premier League draws to a close, Manchester United welcome Watford for the final game of 2017/18 as they look to finish with more than 80 points on board for the first time since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson. In the end, it has been a drawn-out season of nothingness for United in the Premier League - particularly in the last four weeks, where the club failed to kick on to get as many points as they can. …
Manchester United Transfer Index: Daley Blind

Manchester United Transfer Index: Daley Blind

In a series of articles starting this week leading up to the transfer window - I would be writing a piece every week listing down the players that Jose Mourinho is going to consider selling in the Summer  - while arguing for or against each individual case. This week, let us talk about the 28-year old Dutch International Daley Blind. As Zlatan Ibrahimovic bid adieu to Manchester United after a memorable first season, Manchester United braced for a Summer where …
Manchester United's Pursuit of Jorginho Ticks all the Right Boxes

Manchester United's Pursuit of Jorginho Ticks all the Right Boxes

Signing Napoli midfielder Jorginho not only fulfils the void left by the retiring Michael Carrick but marks the completion of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's rebuild. With the Serie A outfit leading the race at the top of the table and title contenders Juventus a point behind, it raises questions as to whether the Italian would even consider making the venture across the channel? Despite Jorginho being a key asset to manager Maurizio Sarri’s squad, it is widely reported that …
Veteran Michael Carrick is still Crucial to Manchester United

Veteran Michael Carrick is still Crucial to Manchester United

He has still got it, Michael Carrick. Though not at the grandest of stages to announce a return to playing capacity - at Huish Park against Fourth Division side Yeovil Town, in front of a capacity crowd - Michael Carrick showed Jose Mourinho and the Manchester United fans, why he is still vital to the Red Devils who have now added another potent weapon to their arsenal in Alexis Sanchez. It is a shame that he is 36 years old …
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 …
Carrick, Title Charge and the Celebration of an Excellent Career

Carrick, Title Charge and the Celebration of an Excellent Career

A year on after Wayne Rooney's testimonial against his boyhood club Everton, 36-year old Michael Carrick will be honoured with a similar celebratory fixture, on the 4th of June at Old Trafford. The testimonial will see members of the famous 2008 side managed by Sir Alex Ferguson face a select group of distinguished colleagues handpicked by Carrick himself - masquerading under the name, Michael Carrick All Star XI. In addition to this being a great gesture by the club to acknowledge one …
Mata, Makeshift Full-Backs & Man United Marching On

Mata, Makeshift Full-Backs & Man United Marching On

Manchester United have made it to the last 16 of the Europa League, thanks to a 1-0 win (4-0 agg) at St.Etienne and will therefore remain in the hat for the draw which is set to take place in Nyon on the 24th of February. Mourinho stood by his word as he fielded a eleven that was not far from his best - with the front three of Mkhitaryan, Ibrahimovic and Juan Mata. Paul Pogba also played the whole ninety …
Blackburn v Manchester United Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

Blackburn v Manchester United Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

On February 19th, Blackburn Rovers welcome Manchester United to Ewood park for a tie in the fifth round of the FA Cup.  The two sides have not met since Blackburn was relegated in 2012, but Rovers will look to turn the clock back to 2011 when they drew United at Ewood Park and beat them on New Years Eve at Old Trafford. While beating Manchester United and earning a place in the quarter finals of the FA Cup would be …
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